degrading

All Adjective Verb Noun
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  • I suppose you have taken this method of degrading my dead brother and me. Cited from A Son of the Hills, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • It became degrading to me either to take them from the rich or to give them to the poor. Cited from From the Bottom Up, by Alexander Irvine
  • He found himself almost forced into competition that was degrading. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 22. October, 1878, by Various
  • I must not let him do these cruel, degrading things to me. Cited from Ten From Infinity, by Paul W. Fairman
  • He was willing to do any thing that was necessary, though some people might think it was degrading. Cited from The Bobbin Boy, by William M. Thayer
  • It is degrading to our rank as men in the scale of being. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921, by Various
  • Here the prejudice against labor as degrading has very much given way. Cited from Harvard Classics Volume 28, by Various
  • The band's remaining members tried their best through the years to survive through a more degrading music industry.
  • This way, no one would get stuck doing labor considered relatively degrading.
  • Therefore he can take it away by degrading him. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part III (Tertia Pars), by Thomas Aquinas
  • I've been into the whole business; it is quite degrading that these people make money out of it.
  • They are currently thought to be the world's most important oil-degrading organisms.
  • As she runs she reminisces about her life and the degrading living conditions of the people around her.
  • He was rich, and she would no longer be obliged to support herself by a degrading occupation. Cited from The King's Men, by Wheelwright, O'Reilly, Dale, and Grant
  • However, she felt that the environment became degrading and she began seeking employment elsewhere.
  • Something about this hurt like degrading a sacred thing, but he didn't mean to. Cited from Son of Power, by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  • Chief concerns were degrading lake conditions and increasing water supply needs.
  • Yet I certainly think that there could have been a less degrading method pointed out to him of showing attention. Cited from Rattlin the Reefer, by Edward Howard
  • The project was not fully completed, further degrading the condition of the organ.
  • However, it is thought that by doing that, these artists are degrading their image and giving a bad example to youth.
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Root form of degrading is degrade for the verb.

Words starting with degrading

Meaning of degrading

  • verb Reduce the level of land, as by erosion
  • verb Lower the grade of something; reduce its worth