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degraded

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

having or showing lowered moral character or standards
  • many observers deplored the fact that the city's festivities for Mardi Gras had become a degraded, drunken celebration

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degraded

verb
past tense of degrade

Synonyms & Antonyms of degraded (Entry 2 of 2)

1 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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The first known use of degraded was in 1643

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“Degraded.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/degraded. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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