• (n.) The act of reducing in rank, character, or reputation, or of abasing; a lowering from one's standing or rank in office or society; diminution; as, the degradation of a peer, a knight, a general, or a bishop.
  • (n.) The state of being reduced in rank, character, or reputation; baseness; moral, physical, or intellectual degeneracy; disgrace; abasement; debasement.
  • (n.) Diminution or reduction of strength, efficacy, or value; degeneration; deterioration.
  • (n.) A gradual wearing down or wasting, as of rocks and banks, by the action of water, frost etc.
  • (n.) The state or condition of a species or group which exhibits degraded forms; degeneration.
  • (n.) Arrest of development, or degeneration of any organ, or of the body as a whole.

Compare degradation with other words:

degradation vs. regression

degradation vs. denigration

degradation vs. dishonor

degradation vs. dissolute

degradation vs. elimination

decadence vs. degradation

content vs. degradation

degradation vs. null

degradation vs. disintegration

degradation vs. ignominy

degradation vs. humiliation

degradation vs. retrogradation

degradation vs. indignity

degradation vs. degraded

degradation vs. degrade

decomposition vs. degradation

degradation vs. deleterious

degradation vs. deterioration

debasement vs. degradation

abasement vs. degradation

degradation vs. disgrace

degeneracy vs. degradation

baseness vs. degradation

degradation vs. diminution

degradation vs. reputation

abasing vs. degradation

character vs. degradation

degradation vs. rank

degeneration vs. degradation

breakdown vs. degradation

bastardization vs. degradation

abjection vs. degradation