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degraded

[ dih-grey-did ]
/ dɪˈgreɪ dɪd /
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adjective
reduced in rank, position, reputation, etc.: He felt degraded by the trivial tasks assigned to him.
reduced in quality or value; debased; vulgarized: the degraded level of the modern novel.
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Origin of degraded

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at degrade, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM degraded

de·grad·ed·ly, adverbde·grad·ed·ness, nounun·de·grad·ed, adjective
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