Verb(1) lower the grade of something; reduce its worth
(1) A third method was dollar devaluation, to cheapen the selling price of American goods abroad.(2) the depreciation of the dollar would cheapen US exports(3) In the middle of the decade the government began dropping trade restrictions in order to cheapen imported inputs and promote export-oriented growth.(4) the depreciation of the dollar would cheapen U.S. exports(5) They cheapen the level of discourse and scientific exchange.(6) And, quite honestly, that tends to just cheapen your own experience.(7) the mass media simplify and cheapen the experience of art(8) the mass media cheapen the experience of art(9) Similarly, all of the world's main central banks have lowered interest rates - which helps to cheapen the supply of credit, so helping to stimulate economic activity.(10) This resulted in their being cheapened , demeaned, and exploited.(11) Lowering the entrance bar cheapens the value of admission.(12) Some companies' trailers in the lower price range are cheapened in a lot of areas.(13) The hollow spin of backroom politicos has cheapened political discourse, and journalists often compound this with lazy attempts at the appearance of balance.(14) When you start opening yourself up in that way, it cheapens your life.(15) It's a shame that the sexual nature of the film cheapened the brilliant work here.(16) What really hurts the story, though, is how it is presented, as the voice acting is often not very good, cheapening the whole experience.
1. demean ::
2. reduce ::
3. degrade ::
1. appreciate ::
2. enhance ::
Different Formscheapen, cheapened, cheapening, cheapens
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