Definition for degrading (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), de·grad·ed, de·grad·ing.
verb (used without object), de·grad·ed, de·grad·ing.
Origin of degrade
Examples from the Web for degrading
This is a degrading and shameful state which no man or woman should be forced to endure.The Sony Hack and America’s Craven Capitulation To Terror|David Keyes|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is not merely morally absurd to suggest that facts do not matter; as a person of color, it is insulting and degrading.Dear White People: Well-Meaning Paternalism Is Still Racist|Chloé Valdary|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I could see what it had cost her, being put in that degrading place.The Cost: What Stop and Frisk Does to a Young Man’s Soul|Rilla Askew|May 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She calls shady allusions about her family “defamatory and degrading,” and “clearly anti-Semitic.”
“It would be degrading but we would be degrateful,” assured Poehler.The Crazy Emmy Awards 2013: Wild Upsets, Odd Hosting & More (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|September 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Shall we form our customs on the principle that labor is degrading, and indolence genteel?A Treatise on Domestic Economy|Catherine Esther Beecher
They did not look upon labor as degrading, but as ennobling.My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field|Charles Carleton Coffin
Abused him for degrading his son, and driving him to his terrible death.Of High Descent|George Manville Fenn
And how much further before he began to feel that he was degrading their love?The Saracen: Land of the Infidel|Robert Shea
"Whip," he was about to say, but skipped the degrading word.Miss Ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty|J. W. de Forest