Definition of Derogation:

  1. Non-application of a rule or reduction in its stringency, usually for a specific period and in specific cases.

Synonyms of Derogation

Attrition, Belittling, Comedown, Contempt, Curtailment, Cut, Cutting, Debasement, Decadence, Decadency, Declension, Declination, Decline, Decrease, Decrement, Decrial, Deformation, Degeneracy, Degenerateness, Degeneration, Degradation, Demotion, Depletion, Depravation, Depravedness, Depreciation, Descent, Deterioration, Detraction, Devolution, Diminution, Dip, Disapproval, Discrediting, Disgrace, Disparagement, Downtrend, Downturn, Downward mobility, Downward trend, Drop, Dying, Ebb, Effeteness, Extraction, Fading, Failing, Failure, Failure of nerve, Faint praise, Fall, Falling-off, Impairment, Indignity, Involution, Knocking, Lapse, Lessening, Loss of tone, Lukewarm support, Minimizing, Putting down, Reduction, Regression, Remission, Retraction, Retrenchment, Retrocession, Retrogradation, Retrogression, Shortening, Shrinkage, Slighting, Slippage, Slump, Sour grapes, Truncation, Wane

How to use Derogation in a sentence?

  1. The derogation of the procedure that was commonly used proved to be a wise decision by the manager as profits increased.
  2. Sometimes if you need something done there may be a slight derogation of a rule so that you can work a little easier.
  3. You may tell your employee to ignore a rule in a form of derogation if it really will help him with a project.

Meaning of Derogation & Derogation Definition