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degraded

[dih-grey-did] /dɪˈgreɪ dɪd/
adjective
1.
reduced in rank, position, reputation, etc.:
He felt degraded by the trivial tasks assigned to him.
2.
reduced in quality or value; debased; vulgarized:
the degraded level of the modern novel.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see degrade, -ed2
Related forms
degradedly, adverb
degradedness, noun
undegraded, adjective
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