"degraded" in the verb sense
reduce the level of land, as by erosion
2. take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put down
reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
"She tends to put down younger women colleagues"
"His critics took him down after the lecture"
3. degrade, cheapen
lower the grade of something reduce its worth
"degraded" in the adjective sense
1. debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous, fast
unrestrained by convention or morality
"Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"
"deplorably dissipated and degraded"
2. debased, devalued, degraded
lowered in value
"the dollar is low"
"a debased currency"
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