Example sentences for: debased

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

  • If the country is debased and decadent, the cure has to come from uplifting the people, not from acts of government.

  • We see the bad with the good, the debased and decadent with the sound and the vital.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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."


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