Definition of degraded:
- Having steps; - said of a cross each of whose extremities finishes in steps growing larger as they leave the center; - termed also on degrees.
- Having the typical characters or organs in a partially developed condition, or lacking certain parts.
- of Degrade
- Reduced in rank, character, or reputation; debased; sunken; low; base.
turbulent, degenerate, adulterate, devalued, truehearted, profligate, prodigal, lush, disruptive, quick, debased, profuse, sporting, troubled, libertine, fast, spendthrift, flying, wicked, riotous, luxuriant, betting, low, card-playing, exuberant, extravagant, immoral, tumultuous, dissolute, loyal, immobile, debauched, firm, dissipated.
- cheapened (part of speech: verb)
- abased (part of speech: verb)
- misused (part of speech: verb)
- perverted (part of speech: verb)
vulgar (part of speech: adjective)
- in bad taste,
- "The Mormon Prophet", Lily Dougall.
There were the dark places of the earth spread out before her; millions upon millions of human beings bowing before idols, little children cast into cruel flames, and women, sad, wretched women, a whole world full of them; besides those, there were the poor, degraded, ignorant ones of her own city.- "Divers Women", Pansy and Mrs. C.M. Livingston.
To this proposal Pedrarias replied with indignation: - One would really think, from the lofty tone you take, that my power was at an end; but if I have not been degraded from my office, you shall be punished for your insolence.- "History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas", Prescott, William Hickling.