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Synonyms for degradation
ˌdɛg rɪˈdeɪ ʃəndegra·da·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. degradation, debasementnoun

    changing to a lower state (a less respected state)

    Synonyms:
    debasement, adulteration, abasement, abjection

  2. abasement, degradation, abjectionnoun

    a low or downcast state

    "each confession brought her into an attitude of abasement"- H.L.Menchken

    Synonyms:
    humiliation, debasement, abasement, abjection

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. degradationnoun

    Synonyms:
    dishonor, disgrace, humiliation

  2. degradationnoun

    Synonyms:
    deterioration, abasement, debasement, degeneracy, degeneration, decline, vitiation, perversion

  3. degradationnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Geol.) wearing away (of rocks, &c.)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. degradationnoun

    Synonyms:
    abasement, debasement, disgrace, humiliation

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How to use degradation in a sentence?

  1. Patrick Henry:

    Are we at last brought to such a humiliating and debasing degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arms for our own defence Where is the difference between having our arms in our own possession and under our own direction, and having them under the management of Congress If our defence be therealobject of having those arms, in whose hands can they be trusted with more propriety, or equal safety to us, as in our own hands

  2. Keith Raniere:

    This trial has revealed that Keith Raniere, who portrayed Keith Raniere as a savant and a genius, was in fact a massive manipulator, a con man, and the crime boss of a cult-like organization involved in sex trafficking, child pornography, extortion, compelled abortions, branding, degradation and humiliation.

  3. Jim Dover:

    It's a game changer for us, by coming up with a way to reuse the masks up to 20 times without any degradation, this protocol, it basically moves us from a 25-day supply on hand, up to 400.

  4. Livia Firth:

    Sustainability is about corporations or their investors asking themselves this question: What is the impact of environmental degradation, human rights violations or corruption on investment outcome for shareholders, if you make an investment and you fail to consider these issues, you are investing in a ticking bomb and at some point that bomb is going to explode.

  5. Heiko Wimmen:

    My expectation is another period of impasse, polarization and an inability to talk, we may see the gradual degradation of the state ... a gradual slide into a country that has a mosaic of areas of control and areas without control that are quite dangerous.


Translations for degradation

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  • انحطاطArabic
  • деградация, понижаване, падение, упадъкBulgarian
  • DegradierungGerman
  • η υποβάθμισηGreek
  • rappio, alennustila, pilaantuminen, heikentyminen, rappeutuminenFinnish
  • dégradationFrench
  • անկումArmenian
  • declínio, deterioração, degeneraçãoPortuguese
  • degradare, înjosire, deteriorare, stricare, retrogradareRomanian
  • деградация, упадок, понижение, падение, разжалованиеRussian
  • சீரழிவுTamil
  • 降解Chinese

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