Derogation

Definition of Derogation

Der`o`ga´tion
n.1.The act of derogating, partly repealing, or lessening in value; disparagement; detraction; depreciation; - followed by of, from, or to.
I hope it is no derogation to the Christian religion.
- Locke.
He counted it no derogation of his manhood to be seen to weep.
- F. W. Robertson.
2.(Stock Exch.) An alteration of, or subtraction from, a contract for a sale of stocks.

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