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People reported being spat on, refused service and called demeaning slurs while shopping, in class or on the sidewalk.
The men comment how they would never find themselves in some of the strange situations the women find themselves in, and make mean, demeaning jokes about styles, cooking, sometimes weight, etc.Carolyn Hax: Zooming in on misogynistic comments within the family|Carolyn Hax|March 5, 2021|Washington Post
She repeatedly thanked him for the opportunity to answer his questions, even the demeaning ones.Rand Paul’s ignorant questioning of Rachel Levine showed why we need her in government|Monica Hesse|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
This is only an insult or demeaning to people who have a negative view of Romney among Republicans, and the main reason for that these days is not his take on like taxes or deregulation or the environment.
She also makes little demeaning comments about what I do, eat, dress and even how I spend my time.
I was under the impression that “girls” is a demeaning term for adult women.Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham|P. J. O’Rourke|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She revealed the demeaning discrimination that nearly crippled the souls of black folks in Mississippi.Remembering Civil Rights Heroine Fannie Lou Hamer: 'I'm Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired'|Lottie L. Joiner|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And I am prepared to do some pretty demeaning things in order to make sure I get to see it again, because I loved it just so much.
Indeed, writers at prominent online media outlets chide us for “demeaning” vaccine-deniers, saying to do so “defies explanation.”Thanks, Anti-Vaxxers. You Just Brought Back Measles in NYC.|Russell Saunders|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or that being financially provoked to accept a demeaning offer is some form of personal triumph.
Indeed, to "go out as a son-in-law," as the Japanese idiom hath it, is considered demeaning to the matrimonial domestic.The Soul of the Far East|Percival Lowell
Binney Gibbs, however, considered such duties irksome and demeaning.Campmates|Kirk Munroe
If it should be so that she had given him cause of anger, how could she make peace with him without demeaning herself?Miss Ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty|J. W. de Forest
First, self-respecting ones dislike the demeaning effect of a tip (an occasional few won't take them).Etiquette|Emily Post
The niece of Michele Pignaver is incapable of demeaning herself with a mountebank, sir!Stradella|F(rancis) Marion Crawford