degrading

[ dih-grey-ding ]
/ dɪˈgreɪ dɪŋ /

adjective

that degrades; debasing; humiliating: degrading submission.

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Origin of degrading

First recorded in 1675–85; degrade + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM degrading

de·grad·ing·ly, adverbde·grad·ing·ness, nounnon·de·grad·ing, adjectiveun·de·grad·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for degrading

degrading
/ (dɪˈɡreɪdɪŋ) /

adjective

causing humiliation; debasing

Derived forms of degrading

degradingly, adverbdegradingness, noun
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