Usage examples for degrading

  1. And the other, said I, of which we were speaking before is lighter still, I mean the duty of degrading the offspring of the guardians when inferior, and of elevating into the rank of guardians the offspring of the lower classes, when naturally superior. – Plato's Republic by Plato
  2. The impulse is mere whim, silly curiosity- the consequences may be degrading terrible. – Heart and Soul by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  3. It is not rest, but change- change from this fearful, this degrading life- that I need. – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville