Derogation

Der`o*ga"tion

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