degraded


de·grad·ed

adjective \-ˈgrā-dəd\

Definition of DEGRADED

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

First Known Use of DEGRADED

1643

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