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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEMEANED

I grant he may have been the first who ever did so from choice, but was he demeaned thereby?

I demeaned myself with humility before the god who created me.

The following chapters will show how he demeaned himself in these.

I have lost health, I have destroyed my future, and have demeaned myself!

I should only have demeaned myself uselessly; for you were no doubt on your guard.

Besides, how could she have demeaned herself when she met Frank in their parish church?

I believe he would rather had starved than have demeaned himself by fighting.

I am afraid I demeaned myself, in fact, comment croyez-vous?

She has demeaned herself far too much to be a fit wife for Ziska.

Provided he demeaned himself peaceably, and paid his tribute, he might go to the synagogue rather than to the mosque.

WORD ORIGIN

"lower in dignity," c.1600, perhaps from de- "down" + mean (adj.) and modeled on debase. Indistinguishable in some uses from obsolete demean (see demeanor) which influenced it and may be its true source. Related: Demeaned; demeaning.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEMEANED

underrepresented

adjectiveinadequately represented
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