Antonyms of noun appreciation

1 of 5 senses of appreciation

Sense 5
appreciation -- (an increase in price or value; "an appreciation of 30% in the value of real estate")
       Antonym of depreciation (Sense 1)
      => depreciation -- (a decrease in price or value; "depreciation of the dollar against the yen")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun appreciation

5 senses of appreciation

Sense 1
appreciation, grasp, hold -- (understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something; "he has a good grasp of accounting practices")
       => understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvy -- (the cognitive condition of someone who understands; "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect")

Sense 2
taste, appreciation, discernment, perceptiveness -- (delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values); "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"; "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste")
       => discrimination, secernment -- (the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished)

Sense 3
appreciation -- (an expression of gratitude; "he expressed his appreciation in a short note")
       => thanks -- (an acknowledgment of appreciation)

Sense 4
admiration, appreciation -- (a favorable judgment; "a small token in admiration of your works")
       => blessing, approval, approving -- (the formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person")

Sense 5
appreciation -- (an increase in price or value; "an appreciation of 30% in the value of real estate")
       => increase, step-up -- (the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary")

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