Meaning of DEGRADATION in English

DEGRADATION

[deg.ra.da.tion] n (ca. 1535) 1: the act or process of degrading

2. a: decline to a low, destitute, or demoralized state b: moral or intellectual decadence: degeneration -- deg.ra.da.tive adj

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