degrade

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degrade /dɪˈgreɪd/ verb
degrades; degraded; degrading
degrade
/dɪˈgreɪd/
verb
degrades; degraded; degrading
Learner's definition of DEGRADE
[+ object] : to treat (someone or something) poorly and without respect
[+ object] : to make the quality of (something) worse
technical : to cause (something complex) to break down into simple substances or parts
[+ object]
[no object]

— degrading

adjective [more degrading; most degrading]
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