Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of impairing effect in whole or in part; limitation as to extent, or restraint as to operation: as, a statute in derogation of the common law must not be enlarged by construction.
- n. The act of impairing or seeking to impair merit, reputation, or honor; a lessening of value or estimation; detraction; disparagement.
- n. An act which belittles; disparagement.
- n. law The act of derogating; the temporary or partial nullification of a law.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of derogating, partly repealing, or lessening in value; disparagement; detraction; depreciation; -- followed by
of, from, or to.
- n. (Stock Exch.) An alteration of, or subtraction from, a contract for a sale of stocks.
- n. a communication that belittles somebody or something
- n. (law) the partial taking away of the effectiveness of a law; a partial repeal or abolition of a law
“Capital must be protected as other property rights, but not in derogation of adverse impacts on the rights of individual living people and living biological systems that have existential value beyond the market.”
“The State Department often asserts, falsely, that the signing of a treaty “ad referendum” obliges the U.S. to do nothing in derogation of the treaty terms during its pendency before the Senate.”
“Did you say to men: "˜Worship me and my mother as gods in derogation of Allah '?”
“But this was also why the “trust,” formerly a device for protecting widows and orphans, became a term of derogation and hatred.”
“The Liberal Democrats will today strike out against the government's plans for the house arrest of suspected terrorists by saying they will oppose the measure in the Lords, arguing that it requires derogation from the European convention on human rights.”
“Antidiscrimination laws are in derogation of common law notions of freedom, and that is why many conservatives opposed them when they were first proposed, arguing that they gave minorities special rights.”
“While the Federal Government has and must have exclusive jurisdiction over external trade so that it is one country and can bargain effectively on behalf of Canada, I did not think it was a derogation from the rights of Canada to invite the provinces to exchange views with us before the formulation of Canada's position in the Kennedy Round.”
“He had been in India since all the fighting had ceased in Europe, for his living and fortune depended upon active service, and India meant increased pay and increased opportunities under the liberal sway of the Company, without any derogation from the pretensions of the King's officers who thought more of themselves than the leaders of the Company's troops.”
“But he talked very prettily on man's rights generally and particularly, even saying something in derogation of that fashionable life, which, as the poor boy had been taught, was the alpha and omega of existence.”
“Annapolis, so as to avoid Baltimore, but, to the reiterated complaint that this modified order too was in derogation of the rights of”
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Derivatives from Chapter 20 of Part One of English Words from Latin and Greek Elements
and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
~ Ambrose Bierce
and synonyms thereof, to be sifted through as history begins judging the Bush administration.
Looking for tweets for derogation.