Example sentences for: debased

How can you use “debased” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In other words, this validation of the media business that AOL is apparently performing is being done with a currency that old-media types always used to slag as "debased" or "overinflated."

  • It is well known that once-ordinary words for farmers or people of low birth became debased through class contempt-- knave, villain, boor , and churl are only a few examples.

  • Which of the following are actual Tina Brown rationalizations for her magazine's slide into darkness (quoted by New York Times writer Alex Kuczynski), and which are amusing digs at a debased editorial philosophy built around fawning over celebrity?

  • God help me, I had a decent time at Payback . But I don't offer that admission proudly--it's more in the spirit of "Look how debased my taste has become after decades of sitting through crap thrillers."

  • I believe the majority of Americans, if they think about it at all--and keep in mind that the ones who think about it are also the ones who take the time to vote--think that our cultural life has coarsened, or even debased, and that the sense of "values" that just 30 or even fewer years ago meant that the majority of Americans felt no need to lock their doors has been, perhaps irretrievably, lost.


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