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

  • 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

  • LAMENTATIONS, BOOK OF — LAMENTATIONS, BOOK OF, one of the five scrolls in the Hagiographa section of the Bible, consisting of five poetic chapters, probably lamenting the destruction of Jerusalem in 587 B.C.E. and its aftermath. (The English title, like the Greek… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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