debased

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de·base

 (dĭ-bās′)
tr.v. de·based, de·bas·ing, de·bas·es
To lower in character, quality, or value; degrade.

[de- + base.]

de·base′ment n.
de·bas′er n.
Synonyms: debase, degrade, abase, demean2
These verbs mean to lower in character or quality. Debase implies reduction in quality or value: "debasing the moral currency" (George Eliot).
Degrade implies reduction to a state of shame or disgrace: "If I pitied you for crying ... you should spurn such pity.... Rise, and don't degrade yourself into an abject reptile!" (Emily Brontë).
Abase refers principally to loss of rank or prestige: "Meg pardoned him, and Mrs. March's grave face relaxed ... when she heard him declare that he would ... abase himself like a worm before the injured damsel" (Louisa May Alcott).
Demean suggests lowering in social position: "It puts him where he can make the advances without demeaning himself" (William Dean Howells). See Also Synonyms at corrupt.

debased

(dɪˈbeɪst)
adj
(Banking & Finance) (of coins) having cheaper metal added
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.debased - mixed with impurities
impure - combined with extraneous elements
2.debased - lowered in value; "the dollar is low"; "a debased currency"
low - less than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "low prices"; "the reservoir is low"
3.debased - ruined in character or quality
corrupt - lacking in integrity; "humanity they knew to be corrupt...from the day of Adam's creation"; "a corrupt and incompetent city government"

debased

adjective
2. degraded, corrupt, fallen, low, base, abandoned, perverted, vile, sordid, depraved, debauched, scungy (Austral. & N.Z.) Such women were seen as morally debased.
degraded good, moral, pure, decent, innocent, ethical, upright, honourable, virtuous, chaste, incorruptible
Translations

debased

[dɪˈbeɪst] adj (= inferior) [standards] → dégradé(e)
the debased standards of today's media → le niveau dégradé des médias d'aujourd'hui

debased

adjverderbt; quality, valueminderwertig; word, expressionabgegriffen