self-abasement

[self-uh-beys-muh nt, self-]

noun

humiliation of oneself, especially as a result of guilt, shame, or the like.

Nearby words

  1. seleucus i,
  2. self,
  3. self-,
  4. self-abandoned,
  5. self-abandonment,
  6. self-abnegation,
  7. self-absorbed,
  8. self-absorption,
  9. self-abuse,
  10. self-acting

Origin of self-abasement

First recorded in 1650–60

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