Degradation and Reduction


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Degradation noun – A change to a lower state or level.
Usage example: English teachers bemoaning the degradation of the language that e-mail and instant messaging have allegedly brought about

Reduction is a synonym for degradation in rise topic. In some cases you can use "Reduction" instead a noun "Degradation", when it comes to topics like depravity.
Nearby Words: degrade, degraded, degrading
Synonyms for Degradation


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Reduction noun – Something that is or may be subtracted.
Degradation is a synonym for reduction in decline topic. You can use "Degradation" instead a noun "Reduction", if it concerns topics such as rise.
Nearby Words: reduce, reducing, reductive, reductionist
Synonyms for Reduction

How words are described

physical physical degradation physical reduction
similar similar degradation similar reduction
real real degradation real reduction
constant constant degradation constant reduction
Other adjectives: increased, unlimited, noticeable, significant, rapid.
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