Definition of 'degrading'
Example sentences containing 'degrading'
Times, Sunday Times (2016) Fats, Nutrition and Health (1991) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Sentencing a person to life imprisonment with no prospect of release and no possibility of review amounted to inhuman and degrading treatment.Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Prisons We Deserve (1994) The Sun (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
A lawyer has told the hearing the standard of care was so poor it could amount to inhuman and degrading treatment under human rights laws.The Sun (2010)
The absolute nature of Article 3 requires that no one should be exposed to inhumane or degrading treatment.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It has been considering whether their transfer would breach Article 3 rights on prohibition of inhuman and degrading treatment.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Under international law, stoning people to death constitutes torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment and is thus clearly prohibited.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Definition of degrading from the Collins English Dictionary