They had to demean him and dehumanize him and rub his face in it.
Hand it off to a hen-pecked husband or a put-upon assistant and it can demean or belittle.
The Taliban have said the comments comparing war to a game 'demean' Harry.
Canadians are generally mistrustful of rules that subordinate or demean women.
“He is trying to shock whoever finds the body,” said Shepard, who said that Hughes was trying also to demean his victims.
For it is an unquestioned truth, that as we demean ourselves toward God, so he demeaneth himself toward us.'
She had been well tutored on every point, what to say and how to demean herself.
Get out of my sight, before I demean myself by striking you!
One who has reached my years, and who has a name for wisdom, ought not to demean himself.
I don't believe Lonny will be willing to demean himself so far.