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Synonyms for demean

demean yourself

Synonyms

  • 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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ELECTION candidates who plan to reject a presidential salary demean the dignity of the office, the Justice Minister has claimed.
You've got to realise that it's undermining and demeaning for women and undermines and demeans the institution."
school children is a particularly clear example of a policy that demeans
Wearing drag costumes demeans the event, demeans men and demeans the serious work of men's health and cancer awareness.
"It dents our international image and it demeans us before our own people," he said, adding that the problem had "to be faced frontally,boldly and quickly."His speech came as his government struggles to counter opposition charges of inaction over a series of scandals, including last October's hugely over- budget Commonwealth Games, in which investigators found suspect contracts.
"People who say it demeans women get your feet back on the ground," he added.If there's a requirement for it and people are going to pay to see it, why not?" Sterle said when asked if a similar event should be held in Perth.
Nurses in Worcester in the UK are up in arms about a bus company's advert that features a sexy nurse, claiming the image 'demeans' and 'devalues' them.
Speaking at the Black Country Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet, Alan Duncan said the self-indulgent behaviour by some members of the Treasury Select Committee during their questioning of senior executives of the private equity industry last week "demeans Parliament bringing politics into disrepute."
He said: "That is just attracting men's attention and I think it is terribly wrongandweak Clothes "It demeans women.
In 1999 for example, a number of Catholic news services reported that John Paul II when given a copy of the Koran in front of witnesses, kissed this Muslim "bible" which amongst other nefarious things denies the existence of the Holy Trinity and demeans the Mother of God.
It is demeaning to our black citizens and it demeans our society.
The slogan belittles a serious medical condition and demeans women, according to those who complained.
Based on those values, it is my opinion that this bill demeans religion and demeans houses of worship by converting them into political campaign organizations.
Today, there's a certain political and theological arrogance that surrounds the rhetoric spinning around "under God." To proclaim only one nation is under God demeans both God and all other nations.