Synonyms of degrading


1. degrade

usage: reduce the level of land, as by erosion

2. take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put down, humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abase

usage: reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"

3. degrade, cheapen, worsen, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperate

usage: lower the grade of something; reduce its worth


1. corrupting, degrading, noxious (vs. innocuous)

usage: harmful to the mind or morals; "corrupt judges and their corrupting influence"; "the vicious and degrading cult of violence"

2. debasing, degrading, dishonorable (vs. honorable), dishonourable

usage: used of conduct; characterized by dishonor

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Definition and meaning of degrading (Dictionary)