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self-abasing Syllabification: self-a·bas·ing

Definition of self-abasing in English:


Belittling or degrading oneself: a timid, defensive, self-abasing response
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  • Vegans and vegetarians may be so sensitive to the stereotype of annoying militant radical that we remain a little shy, or a little self-abasing, about our diet and lifestyle ethics.
  • The self-abasing masochist anthem "Nothing" is spoilt by the unnecessary elongation of a vocal chant coda.
  • The distrustful, the self-abasing, the mendicant flatterers, and above all the liars: it is a fundamental belief of all aristocrats that the common people are untruthful.

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