You must learn to deflect demeaning comments but incorporate constructive criticism.
Something Josh would have considered both childish and demeaning.
Although desperate for cash, I won't abase myself in this demeaning job any longer.
As a result, buying a partner a beautiful watch is not a demeaning action; it is an action of true love and affection.
Paranoid personalities interpret the actions of others as deliberately threatening or demeaning.