1. lowered in value

the dollar is low


a debased currency

Syn: ↑debased, ↑devalued
Similar to: ↑low
2. unrestrained by convention or morality

Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society


deplorably dissipated and degraded


riotous living


fast women

Similar to: ↑immoral
Derivationally related forms: ↑riot (for: ↑riotous), ↑profligate (for: ↑profligate), ↑libertine (for: ↑libertine), ↑dissoluteness (for: ↑dissolute), ↑degenerate (for: ↑degenerate)

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