degradingness

degrading

[dih-grey-ding]
adjective
that degrades; debasing; humiliating: degrading submission.

Origin:
1675–85; degrade + -ing2

degradingly, adverb
degradingness, noun
nondegrading, adjective
undegrading, adjective
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degrading (dɪˈɡreɪdɪŋ)
 
adj
causing humiliation; debasing
 
de'gradingly
 
adv
 
de'gradingness
 
n

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degrade
early 14c., from O.Fr. degrader (12c.), from des- "down" + L. gradus "step" (see grade).
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