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Definition of Degraded

Degraded

  1. of Degrade
  2. Reduced in rank, character, or reputation; debased; sunken; low; base.
  3. Having the typical characters or organs in a partially developed condition, or lacking certain parts.
  4. Having steps; -- said of a cross each of whose extremities finishes in steps growing larger as they leave the center; -- termed also on degrees.

Degraded Quotations

When you think of all the conflicts we have - whether those conflicts are local, whether they are regional or global - these conflicts are often over the management, the distribution of resources. If these resources are very valuable, if these resources are scarce, if these resources are degraded, there is going to be competition.
Wangari Maathai

Women are systematically degraded by receiving the trivial attentions which men think it manly to pay to the sex, when, in fact, men are insultingly supporting their own superiority.
Mary Wollstonecraft

War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
John Stuart Mill

The love of Christ reaches to the very depths of earthly misery and woe, or it would not meet the case of the veriest sinner. It also reaches to the throne of the eternal, or man could not he lifted from his degraded condition, and our necessities would not be met, our desires would be unsatisfied.
Ellen G. White

The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.
George Orwell
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Degraded Translations

degraded in German is abgesetzt, degradierte
degraded in Latin is inhonestus
degraded in Swedish is nedsatt
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