Demoted vs Degraded - What's the difference?

demoted | degraded |


As verbs the difference between demoted and degraded

is that demoted is (demote) while degraded is (degrade).

As an adjective degraded is

feeling or having undergone degradation; deprived of dignity or self-respect.

demoted

English

Verb

(head)
  • (demote)

  • demote

    English

    Verb

    (demot)
  • To lower the rank or status of something.
  • To relegate.
  • Antonyms

    * (lower the rank of ): promote

    Anagrams

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    degraded

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Feeling or having undergone degradation; deprived of dignity or self-respect.
  • The Netherlands were reduced practically to a very degraded condition. — Motley.
  • (biology) Having the typical characters or organs in a partially developed condition, or lacking certain parts.
  • Some families of plants are degraded dicotyledons. — Dana.
  • (heraldry) Having steps; said of a cross whose extremities end in steps growing larger as they leave the centre; on degrees.
  • Synonyms

    * humiliated

    Verb

    (head)
  • (degrade)