Synonyms of debased


1. corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect, change, alter, modify

usage: corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"

2. debase, alloy, devalue

usage: lower in value by increasing the base-metal content

3. load, adulterate, stretch, dilute, debase, corrupt, spoil

usage: corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones; "adulterate liquor"


1. adulterate, adulterated, debased, impure (vs. pure)

usage: mixed with impurities

2. debased, devalued, degraded, low (vs. high)

usage: lowered in value; "the dollar is low"; "a debased currency"

3. corrupted, debased, vitiated, corrupt (vs. incorrupt)

usage: ruined in character or quality

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