Definition of abasement in English:

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abasement

Pronunciation: /əˈbeɪsm(ə)nt/

noun

[mass noun]
The action or fact of abasing or being abased; humiliation or degradation.
Example sentences
  • Throughout history a doffed hat has symbolized defeat, humility and abasement before one's betters.
  • I beg that someone will recognise my abasement and meet my very human but mutually exclusive needs.
  • Welcome to the complete and total abasement of our Party.
Synonyms
humility, humbleness, humiliation, belittlement, lowering, degradation, disgrace, mortification

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