verb (used with object), de·based, de·bas·ing.
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But lying talk radio hosts hurt us all by debasing our democracy's ongoing conversation.
Lying talk radio hosts hurt us all by debasing our democracy's ongoing conversation.
Consider all the mean things and debasing tendencies that wither up a people in a state of slavery.Principles of Freedom|Terence J. MacSwiney
Nine tenths of the people must be taught that labor is even not debasing.
But when this debasing charity was discontinued, independence came on.The Eighteen Christian Centuries|James White
Hymn to the Sun-god, a mixture of exalted thought and debasing superstition, 113-5.Assyria, Its Princes, Priests and People|A. H. (Archibald Henry) Sayce
And none of these can be attributed to the debasing influence of Western art.Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic|Sidney L. Gulick