Noun Self-abasement Definition and Examples


Noun:

Self-abasement

Pronunciation:

/sɛlfəˈbeɪsm(ə)nt/

Definition:
1.

noun

The belittling or humiliation of oneself.
  1. 'A few selections purely for the purposes of self-abasement follow.'
  2. 'Voluntary self-abasement is also a trait of a showman'
  3. 'Each character, from the children to the elders, responds to Grace's self-abasement by enacting the expected role of brute in their own particular way.'
  4. 'By exacerbating the contradiction between self-determination and self-abasement, the way was cleared for an epochal resolution.'
  5. 'They incorrectly insist on self-abasement, worship of angels, and the centrality of visions.'
  6. 'From clinical examinations, most NE children suffer from mental problems such as depression, self-abasement and difficulties in dealing with personal relations.'
  7. 'I realized that this self-abasement or internalized moralistic rebuke was what I had been writing about from the very beginning.'
  8. 'Their regiment was then disbanded in disgrace - a uniquely Canadian act of self-abasement for which, naturally, the Canadians received no international credit.'
((n.) Degradation of one's self by one's own act.|--|(n.) Humiliation or abasement proceeding from consciousness of inferiority, guilt, or shame.|--|)



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