intellectual degradation

intellectual degradation
интеллектуальная деградация

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  • Degradation — Deg ra*da tion, n. [LL. degradatio, from degradare: cf. F. d[ e]gradation. See {Degrade}.] 1. The act of reducing in rank, character, or reputation, or of abasing; a lowering from one s standing or rank in office or society; diminution; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Degradation of energy — Degradation Deg ra*da tion, n. [LL. degradatio, from degradare: cf. F. d[ e]gradation. See {Degrade}.] 1. The act of reducing in rank, character, or reputation, or of abasing; a lowering from one s standing or rank in office or society;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • degradation — A deprivation of dignity; dismissal from rank or office; act or process of degrading. Moral or intellectual decadence; degeneration; deterioration. An ecclesiastical censure, whereby a clergyman is divested of his holy orders. There are two sorts …   Black's law dictionary

  • degradation — A deprivation of dignity; dismissal from rank or office; act or process of degrading. Moral or intellectual decadence; degeneration; deterioration. An ecclesiastical censure, whereby a clergyman is divested of his holy orders. There are two sorts …   Black's law dictionary

  • degradation — noun a) The act of reducing in rank, character, or reputation, or of abasing; a lowering from ones standing or rank in office or society; diminution; as, the degradation of a peer, a knight, a general, or a bishop. b) The state of being reduced… …   Wiktionary

  • degradation — noun Date: circa 1535 1. the act or process of degrading 2. a. decline to a low, destitute, or demoralized state b. moral or intellectual decadence ; degeneration • degradative adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Smith, Adam — (baptized June 5, 1723, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scot. died July 17, 1790, Edinburgh) Scottish social philosopher and political economist. The son of a customs official, he studied at the Universities of Glasgow and Oxford. A series of public lectures in …   Universalium

  • Dissipation of energy — Degradation Deg ra*da tion, n. [LL. degradatio, from degradare: cf. F. d[ e]gradation. See {Degrade}.] 1. The act of reducing in rank, character, or reputation, or of abasing; a lowering from one s standing or rank in office or society;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

  • France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …   Universalium

  • Richard M. Weaver — Richard Malcolm Weaver, Jr (March 3, 1910 – April 1, 1963) was an American scholar who taught English at the University of Chicago. He is primarily known as an intellectual historian and apologist for the American South and as an authority on… …   Wikipedia


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