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I think there's a suspicion in the South of people putting on airs. You see it in most successful Southern politicians, but you also see it in someone like Richard Petty, who may be a multimillionaire stock car driver, but he's also beloved because he has a nice self-deprecatory way about him.
John Shelton Reed

Meaning of "self-deprecatory" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SELF-DEPRECATORY

self-deprecatory  [ˌsɛlfˈdɛprɪkətərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SELF-DEPRECATORY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Self-Deprecatory is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SELF-DEPRECATORY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of self-deprecatory in the English dictionary

The definition of self-deprecatory in the dictionary is self-deprecating.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SELF-DEPRECATORY


applicatory
ˈæplɪkətərɪ
confiscatory
kənˈfɪskətərɪ
educatory
ˈɛdjʊkətərɪ
equivocatory
ɪˈkwɪvəkətərɪ
evocatory
ɪˈvɒkətərɪ
excommunicatory
ˌɛkskəˈmjuːnɪkətərɪ
expiscatory
ɛksˈpɪskətərɪ
explicatory
ɪkˈsplɪkətərɪ
indicatory
ɪnˈdɪkətərɪ
invocatory
ɪnˈvɒkətərɪ
judicatory
ˈdʒuːdɪkətərɪ
laboratory
ləˈbɒrətərɪ
masticatory
ˈmæstɪkətərɪ
piscatory
ˈpɪskətərɪ
precatory
ˈprɛkətərɪ
provocatory
prəˈvɒkətərɪ
qualificatory
ˈkwɒlɪfɪkətərɪ
reciprocatory
rɪˈsɪprəkətərɪ
revocatory
ˈrɛvəkətərɪ
significatory
sɪɡˈnɪfəkətərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SELF-DEPRECATORY

self-deceptive
self-declared
self-defeating
self-defence
self-defense
self-defensive
self-delusion
self-denial
self-denying
self-denyingly
self-deprecating
self-deprecatingly
self-depreciating
self-destruct
self-destruction
self-destructive
self-determination
self-determined
self-determining
self-development

WORDS THAT END LIKE SELF-DEPRECATORY

ambulatory
anti-inflammatory
circulatory
conservatory
defamatory
derogatory
directory
discriminatory
explanatory
exploratory
inflammatory
migratory
obligatory
observatory
oscillatory
participatory
predatory
preparatory
regulatory
research laboratory
respiratory

Synonyms and antonyms of self-deprecatory in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «self-deprecatory» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SELF-DEPRECATORY

Find out the translation of self-deprecatory to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of self-deprecatory from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «self-deprecatory» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

自嘲
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

auto- desaprobación
570 millions of speakers

English

self-deprecatory
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्वयं प्रार्थना करनेवाला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

استهجاني الذاتي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

само- уничижительный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

auto- depreciativo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্ব-চলের বিপরীত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

autodérision
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Depresiasi diri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Selbst deprecatory
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

自己言い訳
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자기 deprecatory
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Self-deprecatory
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tự cầu nguyện
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுய deprecatory
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्वत: ची deprecatory
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kendi kendine uygun bulmayan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

auto- deprecazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

self- deprecatory
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

само- зневажливий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

auto- depreciativ
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αυτο - υποτιμητικό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

self- afkeurend
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

själv deprecatory
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

selv deprecatory
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of self-deprecatory

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SELF-DEPRECATORY»

The term «self-deprecatory» is used very little and occupies the 172.493 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SELF-DEPRECATORY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about self-deprecatory

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QUOTES WITH «SELF-DEPRECATORY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word self-deprecatory.
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John Shelton Reed
I think there's a suspicion in the South of people putting on airs. You see it in most successful Southern politicians, but you also see it in someone like Richard Petty, who may be a multimillionaire stock car driver, but he's also beloved because he has a nice self-deprecatory way about him.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SELF-DEPRECATORY»

Discover the use of self-deprecatory in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to self-deprecatory and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Debatable Humor: Laughing Matters on the 2008 Presidential ...
Therefore, the two types of humor that can be expected to be seen most often in political campaigns are self-deprecatory and other-deprecatory humor. Both self- and other-deprecatory types of humor tend to serve political ends that are ...
Patrick A. Stewart, 2012
2
Performing Marginality: Humor, Gender, and Cultural Critique
Dolan (1989) notes that "At last, women have turned comic perspective outward, away from dingbat and self-deprecatory humor, toward comment on their world." Finally, Auslander (1993) maintains: "Clearly, whatever anger may be implicit in ...
Joanne R. Gilbert, 2004
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Chinese History: A Manual
Table 5: Self-Deprecatory Expressions and Honorific Salutations Self- Deprecatory Expressions (Beicheng guaren (the bereft one, We); see 3.3 for other expressions used by rulers chen g. (your subject); used by a minister to his ruler (cf.
Endymion Porter Wilkinson, 2000
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The Mirror and the Veil: An Overview of American Online ...
In that case, humor tends towards self-revelation and therefore also possesses clearly individual-oriented functions. This analytical framework, when applied to online diaries, sheds light on the reasons why the self-deprecatory variety of ...
Viviane Serfaty, 2004
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The Humor Prism in 20th-century America
This tendency, McGhee reasons, provides one explanation for why women have tended to use self-deprecatory humor. Similarly, Elizabeth Janeway, in her analysis of power relationships, explains that the weak, recognizing their powerless ...
Joseph Boskin, 1997
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The Leader's Guide to Storytelling: Mastering the Art and ...
Use Self-Deprecatory Humor One reason why humor is a dangerous tool is that satire is about the exposure of truth—and the truth can wound. Self-deprecatory humor is one of the safer forms of satire, because the target is yourself. Laughing  ...
Stephen Denning, 2005
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Synagogue Life: A Study in Symbolic Interaction
frequent subjects of vilification by outsiders, are also included in self-deprecatory humor. Consider the following two examples: Lemberg and Fiedler are joking about Shonsky's appearance. "Did Shonsky have a nose job?," said Fiedler.
‎1976
8
Jews and Humor
In many ways the self-deprecatory nature of Allen's humor, which leads to accusations of self-hate, is the quintessentially Jewish characteristic of his comedy. JEWISH HUMOR AND THE PRESERVATION OF DIGNITY Most scholars of Jewish ...
Leonard Jay Greenspoon, 2011
9
Impoliteness in Interaction
According to this norm, Levinson argues (1983) a respondent should therefore avoid agreeing with a self-deprecatory remark by an interlo cutor. It is this latter principle which generally takes precedence (Levinson 1983:338) over structural  ...
Derek Bousfield, 2008
10
The Politics of Humour: Laughter, Inclusion and Exclusion in ...
Self-deprecatory humour can be a means of coping with adverse situations: laughing about your troubles, or about the faults that others impute to you, might not improve your condition, but it could make the adversity bearable in the short run.
Martina Kessel, Patrick Merziger, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SELF-DEPRECATORY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term self-deprecatory is used in the context of the following news items.
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Tributes to church leader Jack
“If he had a hallmark it was his self-deprecatory sense of humour. An example of this was his enjoyment in retelling a meeting with a local lady in the street. «Wigan Today, Jul 15»
2
Ant-Man: Small change
Unlike other Marvel superheroes, Reed has crafted Ant-Man as more goofy and self-deprecatory. One of its biggest action sequences is set in a little girl's ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
3
Just for Laughs: Wyatt Cenac takes his comedy to another level
Wyatt Cenac is largely self-deprecatory. "As a comedian, you're giving voice to something that people find relatable, but it shouldn't wind up being a panacea," ... «Montreal Gazette, Jul 15»
4
Michael Coveney: Comedians playing it straight on stage
He himself corroborates this notion by making self-deprecatory, Nicholas "I, an actor" Craig (the invention of another comedian turned very good actor, Nigel ... «WhatsOnStage.com, Jul 15»
5
Steve Goss retiring from WABE-FM Sept. 4 after 36 years in Atlanta …
In a separate quote sent to me, he added, with standard self-deprecatory air: “I've thought a lot lately about how long I've been 'doing' radio in Atlanta and it ... «Atlanta Journal Constitution, Jul 15»
6
The fear and art of public speaking
That's why popular speakers usually begin with self-deprecatory humor. They may mention their credentials and expertise, but they do it indirectly so it doesn't ... «Milford Daily News, Jun 15»
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Real leadership is about transformation
This self-deprecatory observation was delivered somewhat ruefully, as if Mr. Reston were perplexed by his own admission. But, to so wise an observer the ... «The Globe and Mail, May 15»
8
Lena Dunham Isn't Anti-Semitic. She's Just One of Us
We can see ourselves in those situations — with our pets and our relationships — and we can laugh at the self-deprecatory similar parallels. By now, we all ... «Jewish Daily Forward, Mar 15»
9
Father John Misty, Village Underground, London — review
But mostly the high wire act was magnificent, a self-deprecatory kind of showing off. The slacker's lament “Bored in the USA” summed it up, the singer crooning ... «Financial Times, Mar 15»
10
Op-Ed: Why Beck Was the Wrong Target for Kanye West's Grammy …
that he was making a self-deprecatory gag about how much he'd matured since he bum-rushed Taylor Swift at the 2009 VMAs. Who knew? Maybe President ... «Billboard, Feb 15»

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