Associations to the word «Degraded»

Wiktionary

DEGRADED, adjective. Feeling or having undergone degradation; deprived of dignity or self-respect.
DEGRADED, adjective. (biology) Having the typical characters or organs in a partially developed condition, or lacking certain parts.
DEGRADED, adjective. (heraldry) Having steps; said of a cross whose extremities end in steps growing larger as they leave the centre; on degrees.
DEGRADED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of degrade

Dictionary definition

DEGRADED, adjective. Unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women".
DEGRADED, adjective. Lowered in value; "the dollar is low"; "a debased currency".

Wise words

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