(adjective, verb)


1. unrestrained by convention or morality

- deplorably dissipated and degraded

Similar word(s): immoral, debauched, degenerate, dissipated, dissolute, fast, libertine, profligate, riotous

2. lowered in value

Similar word(s): low, debased, devalued

Sentences with degraded as an adjective:

- The Netherlands […] were reduced practically to a very degraded condition. — Motley.

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


1. simple past tense and past participle of degrade