Similarly William of Paris held that degradation deprived a priest of power to consecrate.
The icicles are prison bars on our windows, trapping us, prisoners to this life of sin and degradation...
I am bone-weary of the degradation, of wearing my false coquettish smile, pretending love, until they spill themselves within me.
After losing his fortune, he became homeless and lived a life of degradation.
At the same time he raised his country from ruin and degradation into a prosperous and powerful monarchy.
Agapetus, a man of some force of character, did his best to put a stop to the degradation into which the papacy had fallen, the so-called "Pornocracy," which lasted from the accession of Sergius III.
Being sent to prison was the final degradation.
During the antebellum period of America's history, slaves usually lived lives of much degradation and misery.
But Agrippa had influence with the emperor and secured the degradation of the governor.
The history of religion presents other examples of the degradation of holy to demonic figures on occasion of religious schism.
The result was the degradation of Cluentius himself and several of the jurymen.
Finally, he was condemned to degradation and decapitation; though one of the ten judges not only refused to sign the sentence, but remonstrated in private with the king against its injustice.