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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Depriving one of self-esteem; A low or downcast state.

Usage examples (37)
  • In our world there will be no emotions except fear, rage, triumph, and self-abasement
  • Each confession brought her into an attitude of abasement- H.L.Menchken
  • Admit what you don't know (self-abasement is not attractive, by the way) and listen to the information you are given.
  • His abasement was His glorification; His crown of thorns, a heavenly diadem. for more
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