de-, 向下。-rog, 说，要求，词源同arrogant. 引申义贬低。
- derogate (v.)
- early 15c., "impair (authority); disparage (reputation)," from Latin derogatus, past participle of derogare "diminish" (see derogatory).
- 1. Such conduct will derogate from your reputation.
- 2. Statutes are not to be presumed to derogate from international law.
- 3. The parties may not derogate from or vary the effect of this article.
- 4. Such shameful behaviour will certainly derogate from his fame.
- 5. The King felt that summoning a parliament would derogate from his authority.
[ derogate 造句 ]