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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Lowering grade, rank or status.

Usage examples (34)
  • Some writers feel that to express their ideas in simple terms is degrading.
  • Adjective : degrading submission
  • Verb (used with object) : He felt they were degrading him by making him report to the supervisor. ,degraded from director to assistant director
  • Nero's boyish pride by taunting him with what she called his degrading and unmanly subjection to his mother. for more
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