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degrading

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdegradingde‧grad‧ing /dɪˈɡreɪdɪŋ/ adjective 🔊 🔊 ASHAMEDa degrading experience, event etc is unpleasant and makes you lose respect for yourselfdegrading to 🔊 Pornography is degrading to women and to the men that look at it. 🔊 the degrading treatment that the prisoners receive in jail
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degradingThese poor people live in the most degrading conditions.I went to the medical centre and there a male doctor did a very degrading examination of my body.Claiming benefit can often be a degrading experience and it would appear that this is the effect desired.In particular those articles of the statute survive which forbid cruel, inhuman, or degrading punishment.degrading racial commentsTrampling of vegetation is one of the most widespread environmentally degrading repercussions of recreation and can also lead to excessive soil erosion.It was a degrading situation for Tom and would be a humiliation if he were passed over.But the women continue to suffer a degrading subjugation.They had to deal with more degrading things in their lives.Many of the remarks were degrading to women and minorities.A study by Harriet and Sarah Harman, for example, documents appalling and degrading treatment of elderly people in private homes.degrading toCritics of welfare have long said that welfare is degrading to the recipient.
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