Translations: Etymology: From deprécation (French: déprécaction), from deprecationem, from deprecari.
- (uncountable) The act of deprecate, deprecating.
- (countable) A pray, praying against evil; prayer that an evil may be removed or prevented; strong expression of disapprobation.
- Entreaty for pardon; petition, petitioning.
- (countable) An imprecation or curse.
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