Definitions for: Degraded


[adj] lowered in value; "the dollar is low"; "a debased currency"
[adj] unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"



Webster (1913) Definition: De*grad"ed, a.
1. Reduced in rank, character, or reputation; debased;
sunken; low; base.

The Netherlands . . . were reduced practically to a
very degraded condition. --Motley.

2. (Biol.) Having the typical characters or organs in a
partially developed condition, or lacking certain parts.

Some families of plants are degraded dicotyledons.
--Dana.

3. [Cf. F. degr['e] step.] (Her.) Having steps; -- said of a
cross each of whose extremities finishes in steps growing
larger as they leave the center; -- termed also on
degrees.

Synonyms: debased, debauched, degenerate, devalued, dissipated, dissolute, fast, immoral, libertine, low, profligate, riotous

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