from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Tending or intended to degrade.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Dishonoring; debasing; disgraceful: as, degrading obsequiousness.
  • Lowering; bringing to a lower level; wearing down.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective causing humiliation or degradation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of degrade.
  • adjective that degrades

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective used of conduct; characterized by dishonor
  • adjective harmful to the mind or morals


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