contemptuous (part of speech: adjective)
- Mike said something deprecative of his own efforts and took the package. - "Unwise Child", Gordon Randall Garrett.
- They made their feelings public by scandalized aspirations, suppressed oh- h- hs, and deprecative shakings of the heads. - "The Bondboy", George W. (George Washington) Ogden.
- Mr. Plowman was physically unable to utter the deprecative ejaculation which he knew should have been here inserted. - "Anthony Lyveden", Dornford Yates.