degraded

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verb

past tense of degrade
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as in reduced
to bring to a lower grade or rank the view that such a system degrades doctors to the status of medical employees who ultimately are not in charge of their patients' health care

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as in humiliated
to reduce to a lower standing in one's own eyes or in others' eyes the players degraded themselves with their crude antics off the field

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“Degraded.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/degraded. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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