derogate

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derogate /ˈderəˌgeɪt/ verb
derogates; derogated; derogating
derogate
/ˈderəˌgeɪt/
verb
derogates; derogated; derogating
Learner's definition of DEROGATE
[+ object] formal
: to insult (someone or something) : to say or suggest that (something or someone) is not important or worthy of respect

derogate from

[phrasal verb]
derogate from (something or someone) formal
: to lessen the importance or value of (something or someone)

— derogation

/ˌderəˈgeɪʃən/ noun, plural derogations [count, noncount]
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