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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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Pemra said it had received complaints about such contents as public sentiments are hurt when the country's leadership is demeaned.
THE Office of the Solicitor General on Tuesday accused Vice President Leni Robredo of trying to 'demean' the agency when she claimed that the OSG is only serving the interest of the Marcos family instead of the country on the settlement issue for martial-law victims.
Was it so difficult to discuss the weapon strictly in terms of its capabilities and features without devolving into sexist terms that demean and insult women?
He said recent attacks and statements directed at the President only serve to demean the presidency and the office holder.
ELECTION candidates who plan to reject a presidential salary demean the dignity of the office, the Justice Minister has claimed.
'FALSE REPORT'They argued that its aim was to demoralise supporters and they demanded an apology from the Nation.In a statement, Deputy Secretary-General Peter Mathuki said Mr Kalonzo is focused on the 2022 general election after his support for Mr Raila Odinga in 2013 and 2017."Wiper Democratic Party members are all saddened by this article whose purpose is to kill their morale and demean their party leader, Mr Kalonzo Musyoka," Mr Mathuki said.
"Lately offensive shirts have been printed with violent sexual characteristics which demean women, men, and the symbols of the army and the country," she charged.
As I argued in this prior work, "[t]o demean is to put down--to
What they should have said, to my mind, is: No human has the right to exploit, demean, or abuse another human.
I WISH to refer to your Leader entitled "Don't fall for this bid to demean staff", concerning public sector workers (The Journal, September 21).
Your childish efforts to demean the person who was pointing it out must have fallen on mostly deaf ears if it was aimed at expats.
But we don't permit hate speech, which is content intended to attack or demean a particular gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnic origin, veteran status, color, age, disability or nationality." They have changed that particular passage numerous times, trying to make it more vague.
They demean the House of Commons and bring politicians into disrepute.
Ms Hartley mentions that such a shop would "demean the row of businesses" in the area that it is planned to open.
As HC Davis rightly points out, only 11 councils in the country still demean war disabled and war widows painfully earned pensions.