Definition of 'degrading'
Example sentences containing 'degrading'
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The applicant alleged that his whole-life sentence amounted to inhuman and degrading treatment as he had no hope of release. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They should not be subject to inhumane or degrading treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But other oils are stored in similar conditions without degrading anywhere near as quickly. Fats, Nutrition and Health (1991)The negative obligation not to inflict inhuman or degrading treatment was unqualified. 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)And in extreme cases Article 3 prohibits inhuman and degrading treatment of older people. 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)
Synonyms of 'degrading'
demeaning, lowering, humiliating, disgraceful
Trends of 'degrading'
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Definition of degrading from the Collins English Dictionary
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