degrading

[dih-grey-ding]

Origin of degrading

First recorded in 1675–85; degrade + -ing2
Related formsde·grad·ing·ly, adverbde·grad·ing·ness, nounnon·de·grad·ing, adjectiveun·de·grad·ing, adjective
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degrading

adjective
  1. causing humiliation; debasing
Derived Formsdegradingly, adverbdegradingness, noun
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