Self-abased
Self-abased Self`-a*based", a. Humbled by consciousness of inferiority, unworthiness, guilt, or shame. [1913 Webster]

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  • Abased — Abase A*base ([.a]*b[=a]s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abased} ([.a]*b[=a]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Abasing}.] [F. abaisser, LL. abassare, abbassare; ad + bassare, fr. bassus low. See {Base}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. To lower or depress; to throw or cast… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Games People Play (book) — infobox Book | name = Games People Play The Psychology of Human Relationships title orig = translator = image caption = author = Eric Berne illustrator = country = United States language = English series = genre = Psychology publisher = Grove… …   Wikipedia

  • 自卑 — zìbēi [feel oneself inferior; be self abased] 低估自己的能力, 觉得自己各方面不如人 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • Abase — A*base ([.a]*b[=a]s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abased} ([.a]*b[=a]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Abasing}.] [F. abaisser, LL. abassare, abbassare; ad + bassare, fr. bassus low. See {Base}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. To lower or depress; to throw or cast down; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abasing — Abase A*base ([.a]*b[=a]s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abased} ([.a]*b[=a]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Abasing}.] [F. abaisser, LL. abassare, abbassare; ad + bassare, fr. bassus low. See {Base}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. To lower or depress; to throw or cast… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • humble — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. lowly, unassuming, modest (see humility); poor, obscure, paltry, mean. v. t. abase, shame, humiliate. See modesty, obscurity, piety. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Meek] Syn. lowly, submissive, gentle,… …   English dictionary for students

  • humility — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of pride Nouns 1. humility, humbleness; meekness, lowliness, lowness; [self ] abasement; submission, resignation; modesty, blush, suffusion, confusion. 2. humiliation, degradation, mortification;… …   English dictionary for students

  • humble — 1. adjective 1) her bearing was humble Syn: meek, deferential, respectful, submissive, diffident, self effacing, unassertive; unpresuming, modest, unassuming, self deprecating; subdued, chastened Ant …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • degrade — [dē grād′, digrād′] vt. degraded, degrading [ME degraden < OFr degrader < LL degradare, to reduce in rank < L de , down + gradus: see DE & GRADE] 1. to lower in rank or status, as in punishing; demote 2. to lower or corrupt in quality,… …   English World dictionary

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