Examples of cheapen in a Sentence
products cheapened by sloppy workmanship
Using the national flag in advertising only cheapens it.
Poor marketing can cheapen a brand name.
I thought that the show cheapened the lives of the people it portrayed.
The wedding ceremony was cheapened by the best man's tasteless jokes.
Recent Examples of cheapen from the Web
It is cheapened by the corrosion of its national mythology.
Critics think the net will obstruct views, cheapening the game experience.
There was a sense of respect, and it was all done tastefully, never cheapened or hardened—or drab, which was very much the look of a lot of editorial images at the time.
The outright pushiness of it all has cheapened secular Christmas in my mind.
The two are incongruous and, ultimately, cheapen the image of the brand.
Poorly installed or damaged trim cheapens an entire space, says Anna Moore of Platinum Remodeling & Handyman Services in Minneapolis.
Mancini has done that at every level, and has developed all-field power without having to cheapen his approach to drive balls.
The films, in part, were a reaction to the Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello beach party, surf-a-go-go films that Severson thought cheapened the sport.
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First Known Use of cheapen
Synonymsattenuate, break, depreciate, depress, devaluate, devalue, downgrade, lower, mark down, reduce, sink, write down, write off
Antonymsappreciate, enhance, mark up, upgrade
Related Wordsdebase, demonetize; underestimate, underprice, underrate, undervalue; abridge, compress, contract, de-escalate, deflate, downsize, dwindle, lessen, moderate, shrink
Near Antonymsbloat, blow up, inflate; overestimate, overprice, overrate, overvalue; add, aggrandize, amplify, augment, balloon, boost, compound, dilate, enlarge, escalate, expand, extend, heighten, increase, maximize, multiply, raise, swell, up
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