Difference between Libertine and Degraded

What is the difference between Libertine and Degraded?

Libertine as a noun is someone freed from slavery in ancient rome; a freedman. while Degraded as a verb is to lower in value or social position.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: Someone freed from slavery in Ancient Rome; a freedman. One who is freethinking in religious matters. Someone (especially a man) who takes no notice of moral laws, especially those involving sexual propriety; someone loose in morals; a pleasure-seeker.

Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Dissolute, licentious, profligate; loose in morals.


Part of speech: verb

Definition: To lower in value or social position.

Example sentence: Park women, properly so called, are those degraded creatures, utterly lost to all sense of shame, who wander about the paths most frequented after nightfall in the Parks, and consent to any species of humiliation for the sake of acquiring a few shillings.

We hope you now know whether to use Libertine or Degraded in your sentence.

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