Definition of debasement in English:

debasement

noun

  • See debase

    • ‘They blame pornography for divorce, the dissolution of families, the debasement of sex, and general spiritual dissolution.’
    • ‘Patents have made science increasingly profit-focused, a debasement which has led to calls from some scientists to do away with them altogether.’
    • ‘This process is rooted in a constant debasement of humans, deprived of moral and ethical ‘values.’’
    • ‘Worse, a discouraged, angry, and alienated lower class is directly related to the growing debasement of our popular culture.’
    • ‘The debasement and corruption of the media are profound symptoms of the decomposition of the country's democracy.’

Pronunciation

debasement

/dɪˈbeɪsm(ə)nt/