Example sentences for: debasement

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

  • That most of the forbidden words of the 1950s are no longer forbidden will come as news to nobody: The steady debasement of the common language is only one of many social strictures that have loosened from the previous generation to the current.

  • Other debatable aspects are the questions of whether the debasement of women is a reflection of the theology or the ritual, whether the scripture of any religion should be understood allegorically or literally, and so forth.

  • Similarly, rap is the logical consequence of pop's 30-year promotion of street cred over music: the reduction of the tune to a banal pneumatic backing track, the debasement of lyric-writing to a formless laundry list of half-baked hoodlum exhibitionism.

  • Dickens and Zola showed their contemporary readers how social conditions led to the debasement of human beings.


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