degradingly


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de·grad·ing

 (dĭ-grā′dĭng)
adj.
Tending or intended to degrade: "There is nothing so degrading as the constant anxiety about one's means of livelihood" (W. Somerset Maugham).

de·grad′ing·ly adv.
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I hate to be poor, and we are degradingly poor, offensively poor, miserably poor, beastly poor.
"I aimed to degradingly focus on his physical exploration.
The MP for Burton and Uttoxeter talked degradingly to the women on social media over the weeks.
The Canadian appealed to Strasbourg on the grounds of having been inhumanly and degradingly treated, as he was allegedly abused by police officers at the station.
Throughout his campaign, Trump publicly called women debasing names, including dogs, fat pigs, and disgusting animals (Lusher, 2016); degradingly referred to Republican Primary debate moderator Megyn Kelly by saying, "You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever" (Lusher, 2016, para.
We found ourselves somewhere between those bad gardeners who let the plant grow willy-nilly wild and those others who referred to the plant, perhaps somewhat degradingly, as "cowboy toilet paper."
With increasing sadness, I saw the degradingly filthy state of the streets.
Perhaps Ami could have gotten better results, but the lawyer he received through the state legal aid treated him degradingly and did a poor job of representing him.
figure, Midget, both distances herself from the crowd and identifies with it: the tourists are described degradingly as a "muddy stream," but as Midget comes to realize, "We are all exiles, we and they," and she imagines a Dionysian revel where she and the crowd would take to the streets, joined by awakened statues ("from Rome and Naples white and bronze feet would step from white and bronze pedestals") in a ritual scene (1992b, 60-61).
womEn TRUMP'S campaign has been dogged by allegations of sexual impropriety while he has also spoken degradingly of the opposite sex.
His campaign has been dogged by allegations of sexual impropriety against women while he has also spoken degradingly of the opposite sex.
A second one is made up by the conversations of two construction workers, who never begin to work, but offer a simplistic--albeit aggressively and degradingly uttered--view on the contemporary universe, complaining about everything and understanding nothing.