Self-abasement definition

sĕlfə-bāsmənt
Degradation or humiliation of oneself, especially because of feelings of guilt or inferiority.
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A humbling or abasement of oneself.
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Degradation or humiliation of oneself, especially because of feelings of guilt or inferiority.
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Self-punishment in order to atone for some real or imagined wrongdoing.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
self-abasement
Plural:
self-abasements

Origin of self-abasement

  • self- +"Ž abase +"Ž -ment, equivalent to self- +"Ž abasement

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