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adjective as in depraved

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Criminals and gangs were thought to be motivated by a debased sense of honor or a simple desire to seize property.

We see the bad with the good, the debased and decadent with the sound and vital.

And it makes you wonder if journalism has not been so debased that foreign policy has become impossible.

The whole world of criticism and reviewing has been debased because the critic now is pressured to perform as part publicist.

As for the charge of class warfare, clearly the bar has been lowered and the term debased.

And man hath bowed himself down, and man hath been debased: therefore forgive them not.

Thou hast sent thy messengers far off, and wast debased even to hell.

Of course, high-toned infidels do not consider themselves as debased as the natives of India.

The sculpture and frescoes of the period of course exhibited the depraved taste and debased execution of the times.

Much of the architecture, however, is debased, indicating the decline and eclipse of art in the fifth or sixth century.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to debased, such as: base, corrupted, degraded, and wicked.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.