Definition of depreciation:
discount, tumble, denigration, money, minimization, cool off, wear and tear, skyrocket, attack, dispraise, deprecation, rally, start, edge, derogation, increase, bounce, write-down, shrinkage, come down, rocket, show, disparagement, put-down, markdown.
- detraction (part of speech: noun)
- underestimation (part of speech: noun)
- subtraction (part of speech: noun)
I scarcely regarded the old sailor's warning, so eager was I to go on shore- to put my foot upon the soil of the new world for the first time- I was in no humour to listen to any depreciation of what seemed so beautiful.- "Roughing it in the Bush", Susanna Moodie.
- "The Rustler of Wind River", G. W. Ogden.
And then if the process is reversed, and the critic begins with the latter and discovers his peculiar merit, which is quite of a different order from that presented by the former, with whom it may be looked for in vain, the result is that both of them suffer undue depreciation.- "The Art of Literature", Arthur Schopenhauer.