that degrades; debasing; humiliating:
verb (used with object), degraded, degrading.
to lower in dignity or estimation; bring into contempt:
He felt they were degrading him by making him report to the supervisor.
to lower in character or quality; debase.
to reduce (someone) to a lower rank, degree, etc.; deprive of office, rank, status, or title, especially as a punishment:
degraded from director to assistant director.
to reduce in amount, strength, intensity, etc.
Physical Geography. to wear down by erosion, as hills.
Chemistry. to break down (a compound, especially an organic hydrocarbon).
verb (used without object), degraded, degrading.
to become degraded; weaken or worsen; deteriorate.
Chemistry. (especially of an organic hydrocarbon compound) to break down or decompose.
causing humiliation; debasing
(transitive) to reduce in worth, character, etc; disgrace; dishonour
(transitive) (diːˈɡreɪd). to reduce in rank, status, or degree; remove from office; demote
(transitive) to reduce in strength, quality, intensity, etc
to reduce or be reduced by erosion or down-cutting, as a land surface or bed of a river Compare aggrade
(chem) to decompose or be decomposed into atoms or smaller molecules
verb (used with object), deified, deifying. 1. to make a god of; exalt to the rank of a deity; personify as a deity: to deify a beloved king. 2. to adore or regard as a deity: to deify wealth. verb (transitive) -fies, -fying, -fied 1. to exalt to the position of a god or personify […]
noun 1. a person who believes in deism.
adjective 1. depressed in spirits; disheartened; low-spirited: The dejected expression on the face of the loser spoiled my victory. verb (used with object) 1. to depress the spirits of; dispirit; dishearten: Such news dejects me. adjective 2. Archaic. dejected; downcast. adjective 1. miserable; despondent; downhearted verb 1. (transitive) to have a depressing effect on; dispirit; […]
verb (used with object) 1. to put off to a later time; defer; postpone: The pilot delayed the flight until the weather cleared. 2. to impede the process or progress of; retard; hinder: The dense fog delayed the plane’s landing. verb (used without object) 3. to put off action; linger; loiter: He delayed until it […]