Abasement - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈbeɪsmənt|  American pronunciation of the word abasement
Brit.  |əˈbeɪsm(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word abasement

noun

- a low or downcast state(syn: abjection, degradation)

each confession brought her into an attitude of abasement

- depriving one of self-esteem (syn: humiliation)

Examples

...was unwilling to abase himself by pleading guilty to a crime that he did not commit...

...I certainly don't abase myself when I do good, honest manual labor....

each confession brought her into an attitude of abasement

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