the degree of suckiness. How bad does something suck? Well, define its degree of suckatation.
In 2007 with on-going war in Iraq, rising gas and food prices, falling housing prices and massive foreclosures, the level of suckatation America reached was one unseen since depths of 1979. (inflation, massive unemployment, the Iran hostage crisis.)
Since he could hardly skate, his depth of suckatation as a hockey player was staggering.