What does degrading mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corrupting, degradingadjective

    harmful to the mind or morals

    "corrupt judges and their corrupting influence"; "the vicious and degrading cult of violence"

  2. debasing, degradingadjective

    used of conduct; characterized by dishonor


  1. degradingadjective

    causing humiliation or degradation; as, a degrading surrender.


  1. degradingadjective

    that degrades


  1. degrading

    Degrading refers to causing a loss of dignity, respect, value or quality, often through humiliation, disparagement or diminishment. This term can also be used in the context of substances or materials describing their process of breaking down or decaying over time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Degrading

    of Degrade

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of degrading in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of degrading in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of degrading in a Sentence

  1. Theophrastus:

    Flattery may be considered as a mode of companionship, degrading but profitable to him who flatters.

  2. Tom Cole:

    Ifind Congresswoman Greene comments deeply offensive, using vile, antisemitic slurs, degrading those with special needs, endorsing violence against political leaders, and further victimizing those who suffered unimaginable trauma is absolutely repugnantand it's unbecoming of any member of Congress. Ifind Congresswoman Greene'S, LIZ CHENEY'S FUTURES IN BALANCE AS HOUSE GOP GATHERS FOR CRUCIAL MEETING WEDNESDAY.

  3. Charnesia Corley:

    It was embarrassing, degrading, i felt low, I felt helpless.

  4. Jessica Mann:

    I entered into what I thought was going to be a real relationship with him and it was extremely degrading from that point on.

  5. Linzi Wilson-Wilde:

    Embalming chemicals are designed to preserve remains, but they do that by breaking down the protein inside the body, so that there's nothing available for bacteria to consume. It does have a very detrimental effect in degrading the DNA.

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