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Meaning of DEGRADED

Pronunciation:  di'greydid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  lowered in value; "the dollar is low"; "a debased currency"
  2. [adj]  unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"
 

DEGRADED is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: debased, debauched, degenerate, devalued, dissipated, dissolute, fast, immoral, libertine, low, profligate, riotous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*grad"ed\, a.
1. Reduced in rank, character, or reputation; debased;
   sunken; low; base.

         The Netherlands . . . were reduced practically to a
         very degraded condition.              --Motley.

2. (Biol.) Having the typical characters or organs in a
   partially developed condition, or lacking certain parts.

         Some families of plants are degraded dicotyledons.
                                               --Dana.

3. [Cf. F. degr['e] step.] (Her.) Having steps; -- said of a
   cross each of whose extremities finishes in steps growing
   larger as they leave the center; -- termed also on
   degrees.

 

 

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