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  Definition of abase
  1. cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
Similar Words: humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble

 

Hyponyms: crush, smash, demolish, take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put down

 

Derivational Morphology: humiliation, abasement, chagrin, mortification

 

Language Translations:
Danish: ydmyge   Dutch: vernederen  
Finnish: alentaa   French: baisser  
German: erniedrigen   Greek: εξευτελίζω  
Icelandic: auðmýkja   Ido: abasar  
Interlingua: abassar   Japanese: 貶める  
Macedonian: понизува   Norwegian: fornedre  
Portuguese: rebaixar   Spanish: rebajar  
Welsh: darostwng  
 
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