abasement

n.
1.
Depression, detrusion, reduction, lowering, fall, deterioration, degradation, debasement, degeneracy, degeneration, vitiation, perversion, depravation.
2.
Abjectness, abjection, vileness, baseness, contemptibleness, despicableness, ignominy, turpitude, infamy.
3.
Humiliation, condescension, submission, submissiveness, resignation, humility, meekness, humbleness, lowliness, self-abasement.

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  • Abasement — A*base ment ([.a]*b[=a]s ment), n. [Cf. F. abaissement.] The act of abasing, humbling, or bringing low; the state of being abased or humbled; humiliation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abasement — index attaint, bad repute, degradation, deterioration, disgrace, dishonor (shame), disrepute, ignominy …   Law dictionary

  • abasement — (n.) early 15c., embarrassment, dread, fear, from ABASE (Cf. abase) + MENT (Cf. ment). Sense of action of lowering in price is mid 15c.; action of lowering in rank is 1560s; condition of being abased is from 1610s …   Etymology dictionary

  • abasement — [n] disgrace degradation, dishonor, downgrade, humiliation, shame; concept 388 …   New thesaurus

  • abasement — Synonyms and related words: bump, bust, casting down, comedown, debasement, deflation, degradation, degrading, demotion, depluming, descent, disgrace, disgrading, displuming, downgrading, dump, embarrassment, hangdog look, humbled pride, humbling …   Moby Thesaurus

  • abasement — noun only a fiend delights in the abasement of his children Syn: humiliation, humbling, belittlement, lowering, degradation, debasement Ant: pride …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • abasement — n 1. degradation, depravation, debasement, vitiation, deterioration, degeneration; devaluation, downfall, fall, descent, lowering, reduction, detrusion, depression; humiliation, humble pie, mortification, deflation; humility, humbleness, meekness …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • abasement — abase ► VERB (abase oneself) ▪ behave in a way that lessens others respect for one. DERIVATIVES abasement noun. ORIGIN Old French abaissier to lower …   English terms dictionary

  • abasement — noun 1. a low or downcast state (Freq. 1) each confession brought her into an attitude of abasement H.L.Menchken • Syn: ↑degradation, ↑abjection • Derivationally related forms: ↑degrade (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • abasement — noun see abase …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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