abasement


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a lowering in or deprivation of character or self-esteem

Synonyms for abasement

depriving one of self-esteem

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But the former under- stood in dismay that Anne was actually enjoying her valley of humiliation--was reveling in the thoroughness of her abasement.
For what end," thought she, giving vent to that feeling of hostility which is the only real abasement of the poor in presence of the rich,--"for what good end, in the wisdom of Providence, does that woman live?
This shows the abasement of the Saudi leaders who have disgraced their own people too," he added.
That is to symbolize the abasement of the 'earthly man,' and a sign of humility before God,' he said in a press conference.
In Hollywood, they became a means of narrating a fear of black bodies and the potential abasement of white women.
But abasement and eagerness to pay will increase the EU's bullying, not make it go away.
That abasement, however rooted in private sorrow, also stems from ineluctable reality, from "the blunt humiliation of his skin, with its bound-and-sealed possibilities.
For we're reduced to such radical and awful abasement.
It said that poverty eradication is important to combat international terrorism, women and children abasement and drug trafficking, arms smuggling, human trafficking, sea piracy and transitional crimes.
The sense of disrespect and a kind of abasement visited upon the "Mission" is so visible, vivid and noticeable to the point that it tips you to 'smells a rat" from what they say.
Their advice to party activists to "move the conversation on" when voters raise the subject of immigration gives a distinct impression of duplicity and abasement, which hardly inspires great confidence in the party's capacity to run the country with a general election fast approaching.
The new building is four storeys over abasement, with a roof top plant room and an exterior envelope in aluminium, limestone and glass.
Beijing's behaviour and Mr Cameron's abasement leave a very nasty taste in the mouth.
Surely none with an ounce of conscience will stay and stomach abasement.
Keith O'Brien has not gone quite that far - but his personal abasement is even more soul-wrenching.