- present participle of depreciate
depreciating (comparative more depreciating, superlative most depreciating)
- That is declining in value.
- That degrades the value of something; deprecating.
- 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet, VII:
- Gregson and Lestrade seemed to be far from satisfied by this assurance, or by the depreciating allusion to the detective police.