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

2 senses of derogation

Sense 1
disparagement, depreciation, derogation -- (a communication that belittles somebody or something)
       => disrespect, discourtesy -- (an expression of lack of respect)

Sense 2
derogation -- ((law) the partial taking away of the effectiveness of a law; a partial repeal or abolition of a law; "any derogation of the common law is to be strictly construed")
       => abrogation, repeal, annulment -- (the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation)

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