I consider jealousy, as you know, a humiliating and degrading feeling, and I shall never allow myself to be influenced by it; but there are certain rules of decorum which cannot be disregarded with impunity.
—leave your child, or keep up this degrading position?
To whom is it degrading?
And to avoid condemning the father with whom he lived and on whom he was dependent, and, above all, to avoid giving way to sentimentality, which he considered so degrading, Seryozha tried not to look at his uncle who had come to disturb his peace of mind, and not to think of what he recalled to him.
"You say degrading…. don’t say that.
Does Kitty consider it degrading to meet me?" thought Anna when she was alone.