(dp`r*k"shn), n. [L. deprecatio; cf. F. dprcation.] 1. The act of deprecating; a praying against evil; prayer that an evil may be removed or prevented. [archaic]
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Humble deprecation.
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2. Entreaty for pardon; petitioning.
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3. An imprecation or curse. [Obs.] Gilpin.
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4. A strong expression of disapprobation; an expression of a low opinion.


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