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Adjective: degraded  di'grey-did
  1. Unrestrained by convention or morality
    "deplorably dissipated and degraded";
    - debauched, degenerate, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous, fast
     
  2. Lowered in value
    "a degraded currency";
    - debased, devalued
Verb: degrade  di'greyd
  1. Reduce the level of land, as by erosion
     
  2. Reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
    "She tends to degrade younger women colleagues";
    - take down, disgrace, demean, put down
     
  3. Lower the grade of something; reduce its worth
    - cheapen

See also: immoral, low

Type of: abase, aggravate, chagrin, exacerbate, exasperate, humble, humiliate, mortify, worsen

Antonym: aggrade

Encyclopedia: Degrade