debased

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈbeɪst/

From the verb debase: (⇒ conjugate)
debased is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
de•base /dɪˈbeɪs/USA pronunciation   v. [ + obj], -based, -bas•ing. 
  1. to lower in quality or value:Inflation has debased the country's currency.
  2. [ + oneself] to disgrace (oneself):You will debase yourself by accepting a bribe.
de•base•ment, n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
de•base  (di bās),USA pronunciation v.t.,  -based, -bas•ing. 
  1. to reduce in quality or value; adulterate:They debased the value of the dollar.
  2. to lower in rank, dignity, or significance:He wouldn't debase himself by doing manual labor.
de•bas•ed•ness  (di bās),USA pronunciation n.  de•basement, n. 
de•baser, n. 
de•basing•ly, adv. 
  • 1555–65; de- + base2; compare abase
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . lower, vitiate, corrupt;
      contaminate, pollute, defile.
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . degrade, abase, demean, reduce.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
debase /dɪˈbeɪs/ vb
  1. (transitive) to lower in quality, character, or value, as by adding cheaper metal to coins; adulterate
Etymology: 16th Century: see de-, base²

deˈbasement n deˈbaser n
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