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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Voluntary punishment of one's own person in order to atone for some wrongdoing.

Usage examples (28)
  • She used to talk with the most utter self-abasement before me.
  • The Haluk scientist made the gesture signifying self-abasement.
  • Is there no limit to the Republicans 'appetite for self-abasement?
  • He just helped me find myself under a shitload of guilt and self-abasement. for more
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