Never attempt to accommodate yourself to the world by self-degradation.
In the first days of my self-degradation, I had ceased to see Mary.
It had not faltered before the self-degradation of which she had just spoken.
Lilly felt a hot desire to protect him against the self-degradation in which he indulged.
A self-degradation, my friend, which to the utmost removes the mind from God.
Stella had already begun the process of self-degradation by writing secretly to Winterfield.
Yet he submits to self-degradation rather than endure the pain and effort of self-emancipation.
It was the quixoticism of self-degradation, but was doubtless not without some wholesome influence.
Then he wrote a few lines to the superintendent and enclosed his self-degradation.
For what is called "sowing wild oats" is nothing more nor less than self-degradation to any young man.
degradation deg·ra·da·tion (děg'rə-dā'shən)
Progressive decomposition of a chemical compound into a less complex compound.