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Adjective
Causing someone to lose their dignity and the respect of others
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“Their interrogation was demeaning and humiliating, probing the most intimate details of my personal and family life.”
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Causing or feeling uneasy embarrassment or inconvenience
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Adjective
Humble or lower in rank or status
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Inclined to find fault too readily
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The state of being reduced in rank, character, or reputation
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A lowering of rank or status
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Present participle for to cause a severe loss in the character, quality or dignity of
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“But when they demean a work of beauty and dignity that has shaped English history and literature as no other book, they invite retribution.”
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Present participle for to insult or criticize someone or something
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“Administration officials would demean his efforts as mere egotistical publicity forays into a delicate situation requiring greater professional expertise.”
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Present participle for to behave or comport oneself in a given manner
“You shall truly and honestly carry and demean yourself in the office of Clerk of this Company whereunto you have been chosen and appointed.”
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Present participle for to disturb the composure of
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Present participle for to do something that one regards as below one's dignity or level of importance
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Present participle for treat in a way that is apparently kind or helpful but that betrays a feeling of superiority
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