Degraded

Definition of Degraded

De`grad´ed
a.1.Reduced in rank, character, or reputation; debased; sunken; low; base.
The Netherlands . . . were reduced practically to a very degraded condition.
- Motley.
2.(Biol.) Having the typical characters or organs in a partially developed condition, or lacking certain parts.
Some families of plants are degraded dicotyledons.
- Dana.
3.(Her.) Having steps; - said of a cross each of whose extremities finishes in steps growing larger as they leave the center; - termed also on degrees.

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debauched, degenerate, dissipated, dissolute, fast, immoral, libertine, profligate, riotous
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