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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • The dead men had become martyrs and their degradation was forgotten.
  • It was a question of degrading himself, mutilating himself.

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  • Can you think of a single degradation that has not happened to you?
  • A thousand times better than Winston he knew what the world was really like, in what degradation the mass of human beings lived and by what lies and barbarities the Party kept them there.

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as in: her comments were degrading Define
reducing human dignity
as in: degraded the quality Define
to decrease the value of something
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