Behave in a way so as to belittle or degrade (someone): I watched my colleagues abasing themselves before the board of trustees
More example sentences
- They find a secret delight in abasing themselves before men of violence.
- It's an icky daddy-daughter comedy featuring character actors abasing themselves horribly for the money.
- The more politics abases itself before the values of TV entertainment, the less it represents the real political process.