Definition of 'degradation'
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We have felt the degradation of sin and sought for something to satisfy us. Christianity Today (2000)These have been exposed to sunlight for centuries and show little to no colour degradation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The warranty does not cover degradation of the battery. Times, Sunday Times (2011)How are those driven out of society into conditions of utter degradation supposed to behave? Foucault and Derrida - The Other Side Of Reason (1990)For in the degradation of a famous relationship we see our own travails both mirrored and idealised. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It seems as if they don't understand the connection between habitat degradation and poverty. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In my opinion, if you subject your dog to this degradation, you should suffer the same punishment. Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)
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Translations for 'degradation'
British English: degradation NOUN
You use degradation to refer to a situation, condition, or experience which you consider shameful and disgusting, especially one which involves poverty or immorality.
They were sickened by the scenes of misery and degradation they found.
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