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Synonyms for degradation
ˌdɛg rɪˈdeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. degradation, debasement(noun)

    changing to a lower state (a less respected state)

    debasement, adulteration, abasement, abjection

  2. abasement, degradation, abjection(noun)

    a low or downcast state

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

    humiliation, debasement, abasement, abjection

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. degradation(n.)

    dishonor, disgrace, humiliation

  2. degradation(n.)

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

  3. degradation(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. degradation(n)

    abasement, debasement, disgrace, humiliation

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  1. Boris Nemtsov:

    We need to work as quickly as possible to show the Russians that there is an alternative, that Putin's policy leads to degradation and a suicide of the state. There is less and less time to wake up, pUTIN AND WAR.

  2. Marquis de Sade:

    The degradation which characterizes the state into which you plunge him by punishing him pleases, amuses, and delights him. Deep down he enjoys having gone so far as to deserve being treated in such a way.

  3. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    I think he came here today and touched on some very, very important issues that a lot of people would prefer not to talk about. And that is the issue of poverty, the issue of environmental degradation, immigration, the death penalty, the need to do everything we can to create a peaceful world, and I think he did it in a very dignified, non-partisan type way.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The degradation of own thinking starts happening the day the passion becomes the profession.

  5. Ann Gurrola:

    In all honesty ‘The People Garden’ is a beautiful and artistic film, and yes defining what is obscene in pornography is indeed up to each individual, but I really don’t think there is any comparison between her stance on porn and her role in the film, there was no degradation involved with the making of this film.

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  • انحطاطArabic
  • понижаване, упадък, падение, деградацияBulgarian
  • DegradierungGerman
  • η υποβάθμισηGreek
  • rappeutuminen, heikentyminen, pilaantuminen, alennustila, rappioFinnish
  • dégradationFrench
  • անկումArmenian
  • declínio, degeneração, deterioraçãoPortuguese
  • degradare, înjosire, deteriorare, retrogradare, stricareRomanian
  • разжалование, деградация, падение, понижение, упадокRussian
  • சீரழிவுTamil
  • 降解Chinese

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