degradation
[ˌdɛɡrəˈdeɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
degradations (plural noun)
  1. the condition or process of degrading or being degraded.
    "a trail of human misery and degradation"
    synonyms:
    humiliation · shame · loss of dignity · loss of self-respect · loss of pride ·
  2. geology
    the wearing down of rock by disintegration.
Origin
mid 16th century: from Old French, or from ecclesiastical Latin degradatio(n-), from the verb degradare ( see degrade).
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How to use degradation in a sentence?
the third whammy was the degradation of the financial system.
this spiral of deprivation and environmental degradation.
a trail of human misery and degradation.
How to say degradation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)agteruitgang
Arabic (NOUN)تدهور, التدهور, تردي, التردي, انحطاط, التحلل, تحلل
Bangla লাঞ্ছনা
Bosnian (Latin) degradacije
Bulgarian (NOUN)деградация, разграждане, разпадане, влошаване, понижаване
Cantonese (Traditional) 降解
Catalan (NOUN)degradació
Chinese Simplified 降解
Chinese Traditional 降解
Croatian (NOUN)degradacija, usporenje, propadanje, slabljenje
Czech (NOUN)degradace, rozkladu, znehodnocování, odbourávání, zhoršení, snížení, rozložitelnosti, poškozování
Danish (NOUN)nedbrydning, forringelse, nedværdigelse, fornedrelse, ødelæggelse
Dutch (NOUN)afbraak, degradatie, aantasting, achteruitgang, verslechtering, verval, verminderde
Estonian (NOUN)lagunemise, halvenemine, degradeerumine
Filipino marawal na kalagayan
Finnish (NOUN)hajoaminen, huonontumisen, heikkenemistä, pilaantuminen
French (NOUN)dégradation, avilissement, déchéance, détérioration, aggravation
German (NOUN)Abbau, Verschlechterung, Entwürdigung, Erniedrigung, Degradierung, Herabsetzung, Verminderung, Schädigung, Beeinträchtigung, Verfall
Greek (NOUN)υποβάθμιση, αποικοδόμηση, αποδόμησης, αποσάθρωση, διάσπασης, βιοδιασπασιμότητας, αλλοίωση
Haitian Creole dégradation
Hebrew (NOUN)השפלה
Hindi (NOUN)क्षरण, ह्रास, गिरावट, अवक्रमण, पतन
Hungarian (NOUN)lebomlás, degradáció, bomlás, pusztulása, lefokozás, romlása, teljesítménycsökkenése
Icelandic (NOUN)niðurbrot
Indonesian (NOUN)degradasi, penurunan
Italian (NOUN)degradazione, deterioramento
Japanese (NOUN)劣化, 分解, 低下, 退行, 悪化
Kiswahili (NOUN)uharibifu
Korean (NOUN)저하, 강직, 저하가, 열화, 타락
Latvian (NOUN)degradāciju, noārdīšanās, sadalīšanās, deģenerāciju, sabrukšanas, pazeminās, postījumu, pasliktināšanās, kritums
Lithuanian (NOUN)degradacija, skilimo, skaidymas, blogėjimo, suirimo, irimo
Malagasy fahasimbana
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)kemerosotan
Maltese (NOUN)degradazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål fornedrelse
Persian (NOUN)تخریب
Polish (NOUN)degradacji, rozpadu, pogorszenie, rozkładu, obniżenie
Portuguese (NOUN)degradação
Querétaro Otomi degradación
Romanian (NOUN)degradare
Russian (NOUN)деградации, ухудшение, разложения, распада
Samoan faaleagaina
Serbian (Cyrillic) деградација
Serbian (Latin) degradacija
Slovak (NOUN)degradácie, rozkladu, znehodnocovaniu, zhoršovanie, odbúravanie
Slovenian (NOUN)razgradnje, degradacije, razkroja, beda, propadanje, poslabšanje, uničevanje
Spanish (NOUN)degradación, deterioro
Swedish (NOUN)nedbrytning, degradering, försämring, omvandlings, förnedring, förstöring, förfall
Tamil சீரழிவு
Telugu క్షీణత
Thai ย่อยสลาย
Tongan ma'ulalo
Turkish (NOUN)bozulması, Degradasyon, yıkımı, bozunma, düşüşü, azalma
Ukrainian (NOUN)деградації
Urdu ہراس
Vietnamese (NOUN)suy thoái
Welsh (NOUN)diraddio
Yucatec Maya degradación
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