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English noun: degradation

1. degradation (act) changing to a lower state (a less respected state)


Synonymsdebasement


Broader (hypernym)change of state


Narrower (hyponym)abasement, animalisation, animalization, barbarisation, barbarization, bastardisation, bastardization, brutalisation, brutalization, constipation, corruption, deadening, dehumanisation, dehumanization, demoralisation, demoralization, humiliation, impairment, popularisation, popularization, profanation, stultification, subversion, vulgarisation, vulgarisation, vulgarization, vulgarization

2. degradation (state) a low or downcast state


SamplesEach confession brought her into an attitude of abasement.


Synonymsabasement, abjection


Broader (hypernym)humiliation


Narrower (hyponym)decadence, decadency, degeneracy, degeneration, depth









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