Hay 2 definiciones de demean en inglés:

demean1

Saltos de línea: de¦mean
Pronunciación: /dɪˈmiːn
 
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verbo

[with object]
1Cause a severe loss in the dignity of and respect for (someone or something): I had demeaned the profession
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • But you abused, debased and threatened that woman, threatening her and demeaning her.
  • The editor rejects as ‘drivel’ any suggestion that his paper may be demeaning women.
  • I wish he would stop demeaning the provincial system in his writings.
Sinónimos
1.1 (demean oneself) Do something that is beneath one’s dignity: good potential MPs would not demean themselves by setting out to acquire popularity
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Too many people, though - many of them female - still seem to think that a woman demeans herself when she wears a revealing dress.
  • She says ambitious celebrities who appear topless or in bikinis in steamy photo shoots are ‘disgusting’ and are demeaning themselves.
  • Neither demeaning themselves to meet low tastes, nor overbearing in their presentation, they fit in perfectly with their requirement as a typical TV presenter.
Sinónimos
discredit, lower, lower someone's dignity, lower someone's status, degrade, debase, devalue, demote; cheapen, abase, humble, humiliate, disgrace, dishonour; (demean oneself)condescend, deign, stoop, descend

Origen

early 17th century: from de- 'away, down' + the adjective mean2, on the pattern of debase.

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adjective
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Hay 2 definiciones de demean en inglés:

demean2

Saltos de línea: de¦mean
Pronunciación: /dɪˈmiːn
 
/

verbo

(demean oneself) archaic
Conduct oneself in a particular way: no man demeaned himself so honourably

Origen

Middle English (also in the sense 'manage, control'): from Old French demener 'to lead', based on Latin de- 'away' + minare 'drive (animals), drive on with threats' (from minari 'threaten').

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