degrading

adj.
VERBS
be, seem
find sth

He found the work very degrading.

ADVERB
very
rather, slightly

the rather degrading conditions in the prison

morally
PREPOSITION
to

pictures that are degrading to women

Degrading is used with these nouns: ↑treatment

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • degrading — de*grad ing, a. causing humiliation or degradation; as, a degrading surrender. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • degrading — index disgraceful, unbecoming Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • degrading — [adj] debasing cheapening, demeaning, derogatory, disgraceful, downgrading, humiliating, lowering; concepts 267,555,570 …   New thesaurus

  • degrading — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ causing a loss of self respect; humiliating …   English terms dictionary

  • degrading — [dē grād′iŋ, di grād′iŋ] adj. that degrades; debasing SYN. BASE2 degradingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • degrading — adj. degrading to + inf. (it was degrading to work in such conditions) * * * [dɪ greɪdɪŋ] degrading to + inf. (it was degrading to work in such conditions) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • degrading — de|grad|ing [dıˈgreıdıŋ] adj a degrading experience, event etc is unpleasant and makes you lose respect for yourself degrading to ▪ Pornography is degrading to women and to the men that look at it. ▪ the degrading treatment that the prisoners… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Degrading — Degrade De*grade , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Degraded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Degrading}.] [F. d[ e]grader, LL. degradare, fr. L. de + gradus step, degree. See {Grade}, and cf. {Degree}.] 1. To reduce from a higher to a lower rank or degree; to lower in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • degrading — adjective a degrading experience, event etc makes you lose respect for yourself: We oppose flogging and other cruel, inhuman, or degrading punishments …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • degrading — degradingly, adv. degradingness, n. /di gray ding/, adj. that degrades; debasing; humiliating: degrading submission. [1675 85; DEGRADE + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

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