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Meaning of DEBASEMENT

Pronunciation:  dub'eysmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  changing to a lower state (a less respected state)
  2. [n]  being mixed with extraneous material; the product of adultering
 

DEBASEMENT is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: adulteration, degradation
 
 See Also: abasement, animalisation, animalization, barbarisation, barbarization, bastardisation, bastardization, brutalisation, brutalization, change of state, constipation, corruption, deadening, dehumanisation, dehumanization, demoralisation, demoralization, humiliation, impairment, impureness, impurity, popularisation, popularization, profanation, stultification, subversion, vulgarisation, vulgarization

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*base"ment\, n.
The act of debasing or the state of being debased. --Milton.

 

 

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