Definition of Abasement in English :

Define Abasement in English

Abasement meaning in English

Meaning of Abasement in English

Pronunciation of Abasement in English

Abasement pronunciation in English

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1. abasement, abjection, degradation

a low or downcast state

Example Sentences:
'each confession brought her into an attitude of abasement'

2. abasement, humiliation

depriving one of self-esteem

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verb (transitive)
to humble or belittle (oneself, etc)
to lower or reduce, as in rank or estimation

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verb transitiveWord forms: aˈbased or aˈbasing
to humble or humiliate
he abased himself before the king
2.  Archaic
to lower; cast down

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tr.v. a·based, a·bas·ing, a·bas·es
To lower in rank, prestige, or esteem. See Synonyms at debase.

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