demeaning

[ dih-mee-ning ]
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adjective
  1. that demeans; debasing; degrading: Being forced to apologize when I had done nothing wrong was a demeaning task.

Origin of demeaning

1
First recorded in 1875–80; demean1 + -ing2

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