Meaning of degraded

de•grad•ed

Pronunciation: (di-grā'did), [key]
— adj.
  1. reduced in rank, position, reputation, etc.: He felt degraded by the trivial tasks assigned to him.
  2. reduced in quality or value; debased; vulgarized: the degraded level of the modern novel.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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