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DEGRADED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does degraded mean? 

DEGRADED (adjective)
  The adjective DEGRADED has 2 senses:

1. unrestrained by convention or morality
2. lowered in value

  Familiarity information: DEGRADED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DEGRADED (adjective)


Sense 1degraded [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Unrestrained by convention or morality

Synonyms:

libertine; dissolute; dissipated; degraded; degenerate; debauched; profligate; riotous; fast

Context examples:

Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society / deplorably dissipated and degraded / riotous living / fast women

Similar:

immoral (deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong)


Sense 2degraded [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lowered in value

Synonyms:

devalued; debased; degraded

Context examples:

the dollar is low / a debased currency

Similar:

low (less than normal in degree or intensity or amount)


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