Definition of degraded
1 : reduced far below ordinary standards of civilized life and conduct
2 : characterized by degeneration of structure or function
Examples of degraded in a Sentence
many observers deplored the fact that the city's festivities for Mardi Gras had become a degraded, drunken celebration
Recent Examples of degraded from the Web
Thousands who gave the last full measure of the devotion, to borrow the words of President Abraham Lincoln, had found themselves in a degraded final resting place at Poplar Grove.
Here’s a better example where the Fine-Tuned version’s text is much more noticeably degraded.
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