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What is another word for degrading?

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Adjective
Demeaning or characterized by humiliation
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“Retrieving my dropped possessions from the mud was a degrading experience.”
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Causing someone to feel resentful, upset, or annoyed
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Characterized by shame, ignominy or dishonor
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Humble or lower in rank or status
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Having or showing no moral principles
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Causing or feeling uneasy embarrassment or inconvenience
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Not characterized by or conducive to health or moral well-being
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Showing utter hopelessness, helplessness
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An act of disrespect or impiety towards something considered sacred
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Present participle for to corrupt or pervert the quality or character of someone or something
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“It does nothing but degrade and insult the competence and professionalism of an organization.”
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Present participle for to shame, or to lower in standing, honor or dignity
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“I cannot degrade you worse than you degrade yourself by idleness.”
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Present participle for to compromise or reduce in quality or purity
“Light passing through one part of an aperture interferes with that passing through other regions, resulting in an interference pattern on the retina that tends to degrade the quality of the image.”
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Present participle for to adulterate or dilute the concentration or potency of
“Storage at room temperature for prolonged periods can degrade the potency of the oil.”
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Present participle for to lower the rank or status of something or someone
“In addition to the penalty, the director may degrade him to a lower rank or dismiss him.”
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Present participle for to break down or deteriorate organically or chemically
“Chemical companies are searching for new products that will degrade rapidly in the soil and exert biological activity at a minute amount.”
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Present participle for to knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is
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Present participle for to deteriorate or go into decline, especially physically
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Present participle for to decrease or reduce in strength or intensity
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Present participle for to forcibly relieve a monarch of the monarchy
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Present participle for to apply business methodology to something in order to profit
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Present participle for to stop operating
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