debasement


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a lowering in or deprivation of character or self-esteem

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With Children, debasement assumes the happy face of the TV sitcom.
Some Spanish-language purists denounce Spanglish as a debasement of their native tongue.
A ``psychological exploitation'' is at the heart of ``Asylum,'' a tale of murder, suicide, repression, debasement, betrayal and steamy sex between the wife of one of the asylum's main psychiatrists (Stella) and a psychopathic inmate (Edgar) who killed his wife and made a rather ghastly art object out of her head.
Inflation by either deliberate or unplanned debasement of the currency is known to economists as ``the cruelest tax of all,'' because its effect is insidious and bears hardest on the most vulnerable.
Maria Staicu, 41, who lives in the city of Sibiu and has two children, said the pain and debasement she endured in 1991 when she had a legal abortion left her determined not to go through it again.
If any election is conducted on the basis of provision causing malapportionment, debasement and disparity, [it] would be a serious violation of Articles 9, 17, 25 and 218 (3) of the Constitution and would be against the spirit of democracy and contrary to the provisions of Elections Act, 2017,' according to the petitioners.
King contends that many museums have participated in forms of scientific racism and ethnographic debasement, which has essentially frozen Native peoples in time, erasing them from the present and from their own stories.
And though correlation is not causation, it's no coincidence that this debasement has occurred at the same time as the decline of American journalism, particularly local journalism, and the rise of social media as a purveyor of "news.
Even when its pages are a "pageant of debasement," Mohr's work captivates, chronicling the desperate need that addicts feel, their inventive methods of self-sabotage, and the reality that falls off of the wagon are rarely gentle affairs.
Barron, author of the twelve-book Merlin series, presents mechanical progress as debasement and greed.
Subjugated as convict laborers and forced to serve additional time as domestic workers before they were allowed their freedom, Black women faced a pitiless system of violence, terror, and debasement.
Mr Justice Wilkie told him he had misused his position to "persuade selected individuals to commit or submit to acts of physical or sexual debasement under the guise of being part of their austere regime of devotion when they were not".
Incidents of psychological maltreatment and debasement in complete disregard for the human dignity of the child must be avoided at all costs, especially by parents and those in the immediate circle of every child," Sylwander concluded.
This statement was followed by quite an intensive debasement campaign on Twitter targeting GE-l and his career.
Despite what so many analysts claim to the contrary, in a modern economy, inflation is always the result of the debasement of a local currency.