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degraded

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adjective de·grad·ed \-ˈgrā-dəd\

Definition of degraded

  1. 1 :  reduced far below ordinary standards of civilized life and conduct

  2. 2 :  characterized by degeneration of structure or function

de·grad·ed·ly adverb


Examples of degraded

  1. <many observers deplored the fact that the city's festivities for Mardi Gras had become a degraded, drunken celebration>



1643

First Known Use of degraded

1643



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