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degrading


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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Degrade \De*grade"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Degraded; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Degrading.] [F. d['e]grader, LL. degradare, fr. L.
     de- + gradus step, degree. See Grade, and cf. Degree.]
     1. To reduce from a higher to a lower rank or degree; to
        lower in rank; to deprive of office or dignity; to strip
        of honors; as, to degrade a nobleman, or a general
        officer.
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              Prynne was sentenced by the Star Chamber Court to be
              degraded from the bar.                --Palfrey.
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     2. To reduce in estimation, character, or reputation; to
        lessen the value of; to lower the physical, moral, or
        intellectual character of; to debase; to bring shame or
        contempt upon; to disgrace; as, vice degrades a man.
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              O miserable mankind, to what fall
              Degraded, to what wretched state reserved! --Milton.
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              Yet time ennobles or degrades each line. --Pope.
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              Her pride . . . struggled hard against this
              degrading passion.                    --Macaulay.
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     3. (Geol.) To reduce in altitude or magnitude, as hills and
        mountains; to wear down.
  
     Syn: To abase; demean; lower; reduce. See Abase.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  degrading \de*grad"ing\, a.
     causing humiliation or degradation; as, a degrading
     surrender.
     [PJC]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  degrading
       adj 1: harmful to the mind or morals; "corrupt judges and their
              corrupting influence"; "the vicious and degrading cult
              of violence" [syn: corrupting]
       2: used of conduct; characterized by dishonor [syn: debasing]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  52 Moby Thesaurus words for "degrading":
     abasement, abusive, atrocious, backhand, backhanded, beneath one,
     bump, bust, calumnious, casting down, cheap, contumelious,
     debasement, debasing, degradation, demeaning, demotion, deplorable,
     depluming, discreditable, disgraceful, disgrading, displuming,
     downgrading, gutter, humbling, humiliating, humiliative, infra dig,
     infra indignitatem, insolent, insulting, left-handed, lowering,
     offensive, opprobrious, outrageous, pitiful, reduction, sad,
     scandalous, scurrile, scurrilous, shameful, shaming, shocking,
     sorry, stripping of rank, too bad, unbecoming, unspeakable,
     unworthy of one  
     

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