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Piketty only waves his hands around the all-important question of whether economic inequality undermines democracy.

And, as noted with victim blaming, this undermines men as thinking, rational, conscious beings.

Companies are also intolerant of violence in the workplace because it undermines workforce stability and hampers productivity.

But some reflects the impact of the ever more powerful Clerical regime, whose expansive regulatory power undermines small firms.

He believes brain chemistry undermines his sense of free will and personhood and that psychology explains away love and altruism.

The Ganges here and there undermines the foundations, and palaces and temples sink into the soft earth or fall entirely down.

Maimonides's criticism of the atomic theory of matter and motion just described is that it undermines the bases of geometry.

An immense volcano undermines Paris; a conspiracy, or rather an immense association is about to be formed.

Cicero himself, who is desirous of maintaining the old state of things, undermines it by his language.

On the one hand, the patriarchal joint family undermines the leadership of the clan-elders.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to undermines, such as: undercut, erode, frustrate, wreck, subvert, and blunt.

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