Synonyms of 'deprecatory'
1 disapprovingDictionary, censuring, reproachful
a hollow, self-deprecatory laugh
2 apologeticDictionary, rueful, contrite
`Sorry about that,' he said, with a deprecatory grin.
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If you are apologetic, you show or say that you are sorry for causing trouble for someone, for hurting them, or for disappointing them.
The hospital staff were very apologetic about the mistake.
Condemnatory means expressing strong disapproval.
He was justified in some of his condemnatory outbursts.
Thesaurus for deprecatory from the Collins English Thesaurus
expressing disapproval ; protesting