[ self-uh-beys-muh nt, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf əˈbeɪs mənt, ˌsɛlf- /
humiliation of oneself, especially as a result of guilt, shame, or the like.
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Origin of self-abasement
First recorded in 1650–60
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