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Synonyms for demean

demean yourself


  • lower yourself
  • humiliate yourself
  • humble yourself
  • debase yourself
  • downgrade yourself
  • abase yourself
  • belittle yourself
  • degrade yourself

Synonyms for demean

to conduct oneself in a specified way

to deprive of esteem, self-worth, or effectiveness

to lower in character or quality

Synonyms for demean

reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

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The 'no work, no pay' policy will not demean Congress.
To demean, the person or entity expressing the denigrating message
Unless YouTube agrees with these groups and believes their agenda is not to "attack or demean a particular race, religion, ethnic origin, color .
Activists say the ad and the Web site demean male-to-male intimacy by having the two mechanics react violently once they have discovered what they have done and because the ad shows some NFL players reacting to the kiss with disgust.
To have a big pop concert to say 'let's make the world a better place, let's make poverty history' but you don't have to do anything in particular, I think starts to demean the seriousness of the suffering of those who are extremely poor and oppressed and suffering,' she said.
Teams that send out reserve sides in what is still a massive competition don't demean the FA Cup, they demean themselves.
Sport cannot demean its integrity, image, and responsibility by refusing to random-test every athlete.
If one stresses humanity's welfare, prostitution and pornography would have to be viewed as giant-sized stumbling blocks to human progress, inasmuch as they demean one class of humans by converting them into commercial objects.
Life was very hard for most hardworking people, and being forced to demean oneself in order to claim an extra pittance put some people of claiming what they were entitled to.
He may say he didn't intend to be insulting, but as a former headmaster Mr Rees should have a very clear understanding that WORDS MATTER, and that to use a metaphor like this was either stupid (which I doubt Mr Rees is) or calculated to demean these children and their efforts.
Aquamarine'' demands little of its audience, but it doesn't demean it, either, which in this day and age is something worth noting.
She said: 'To have a big pop concert to say 'let's make the world a better place, let's make poverty history but you don't have to do anything in particular' starts to demean the seriousness of the suffering of those who are oppressed and suffering.
No, she means it would demean HER to have to attend an occasion that wasn't all pomp and ceremony.
The state cannot demean their existence or control their destiny by making their private sexual conduct a crime,' he said.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): After Azam Khan fanned another controversy with his remark on the Indian Army, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday slammed the Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and said it has become a fashion to demean the Indian Army in the name of 'freedom of expression'.