Definition of abasement in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈbāsmənt/


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.
humiliation, humbling, belittlement, lowering, degradation, debasement

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Syllabification: a·base·ment

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