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Synonyms for degraded
dɪˈgreɪ dɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous, fast(adj)

    unrestrained by convention or morality

    "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"

    luxuriant, loyal, sporting, quick, profuse, riotous, debauched, devalued, lush, extravagant, fast, dissolute, turbulent, libertine, truehearted, card-playing, disruptive, debased, tumultuous, betting, fast(a), flying, troubled, dissipated, exuberant, spendthrift, degenerate, profligate, immobile, prodigal, firm

    high, moral

  2. debased, devalued, degraded(adj)

    lowered in value

    "the dollar is low"; "a debased currency"

    profligate, corrupted, debauched, debased, libertine, riotous, fast, devalued, adulterated, adulterate, vitiated, degenerate, dissolute, dissipated

    high, moral


  1. degraded(adjective)


  2. degraded(adjective)

    Feeling or having undergone degradation; deprived of dignity or self-respect.

    The Netherlands were reduced practically to a very degraded condition. \uE000187236 Motley.


  3. degraded(adjective)

    Having the typical characters or organs in a partially developed condition, or lacking certain parts.

    Some families of plants are degraded dicotyledons. \uE000187237 Dana.


  4. degraded(adjective)

    Having steps; said of a cross whose extremities end in steps growing larger as they leave the centre; on degrees.


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. degraded

    base, deep, depressed, dwarfed, inferior, low, mean, short, stunted

    elevated, eminent, exalted, high, lofty, noble, proud, steep, tall, towering, uplifted

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. degraded(a)

    debased, low, shameful

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  1. Rados Djurovic:

    These practices are taking more dramatic and inhumane shapes, where in addition to beatings, people are being ... degraded and treated as non-humans, and of course are illegally pushed back into Serbia.

  2. Mike Pompeo:

    Delaying this shipment could cause degraded systems and a lack of necessary parts and maintenance that could create severe airworthiness and interoperability concerns for our key partners, during a time of increasing regional volatility, these national security concerns have been exacerbated by many months of Congressional delay in addressing these critical requirements, and have called into doubt our reliability as a provider of defense capabilities, opening opportunities for State Mike Pompeo to exploit.

  3. Marie Yovanovitch:

    This is about far more than me or a couple of individuals. As Foreign Service professionals are being denigrated and undermined, the institution is also being degraded. This will soon cause real harm, if it hasn't already, moreover, the attacks are leading to a crisis in The State Department as the policy process is visibly unraveling, leadership vacancies go unfilled, and senior and mid-level officers ponder an uncertain future and head for the doors. The crisis has moved from the impact on individuals to an impact on the institution.

  4. Joseph Dunford:

    I think it's fair to say that they still have a significant presence in Iraq and Syria. They're certainly nowhere near as strong as they were in 2017 and 2018, so they have been significantly degraded, again still maintain the ability to conduct insurgent, guerrilla-style operations and that's what they see today.

  5. Henry David Thoreau:

    As for the pyramids, there is nothing to wonder at in them so much as the fact that so many men could be found degraded enough to spend their lives constructing a tomb for some ambitious booby, whom it would have been wiser and manlier to have drowned in the Nile, and then given his body to the dogs.

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