degradedly


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de·grad·ed

 (dĭ-grā′dĭd)
adj.
1. Reduced in rank, dignity, or esteem.
2. Having been corrupted or depraved.
3. Having been reduced in quality or value.

de·grad′ed·ly adv.
de·grad′ed·ness n.

degradedly

(dɪˈɡreɪdɪdlɪ)
adv
in a degraded fashion
References in classic literature ?
All people knew (or thought they knew) that he had made himself immensely rich; and, for that reason alone, prostrated themselves before him, more degradedly and less excusably than the darkest savage creeps out of his hole in the ground to propitiate, in some log or reptile, the Deity of his benighted soul.
It is an index, moreover, of the dark secret of the artist's, and by extension, humanity's, tainted genetic heritage: "He was, in all his gradations of morbidity between the frankly nonhuman and the degradedly human, establishing a sardonic linkage and evolution" (19).