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English noun: debasement

1. debasement (state) being mixed with extraneous material; the product of adulterating


Synonymsadulteration


Broader (hypernym)impureness, impurity

2. debasement (act) changing to a lower state (a less respected state)


Synonymsdegradation


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









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