Meaning of DEGRADATION in English

DEGRADATION

n. 25B6; noun

poverty brings with it degradation : HUMILIATION, shame, loss of self-respect, abasement, indignity, ignominy.

the degradation of women : DEMEANING, debasement, discrediting.

the degradation of the tissues : DETERIORATION, degeneration, atrophy, decay; breakdown.

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