IPA: ʌbˈeɪsmʌnt


  • The act of abasing, humbling, or bringing low.
  • The state of being abased or humbled; humiliation.

Examples of "abasement" in Sentences

  • Now, however, it is part of the lingo of abasement.
  • I was heartily ashamed of myself, and mingled with my abasement was a great relief.
  • But the abasement is the action of My friends who connect themselves with Us and follow the devil in their actions.
  • Admit what you don't know (self-abasement is not attractive, by the way) and listen to the information you are given.
  • Swearing allegiance to the powers that be in a ritual of public abasement is something that should have gone out with feudalism.
  • Without George, Equiano's abasement is without an agent, and therefore his connection to the invisible church reverts from one of masochistic practice to one of readerly identification.

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