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dɪˈminde·mean

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Princeton's WordNet3.3 / 10 votes

  1. take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put downverb

    reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

    "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"

    Synonyms:
    unload, land, write down, repose, bring down, cheapen, dishonour, pull down, raze, drop off, disgrace, lower, discredit, take down, dismantle, get down, place down, shame, record, lay, tear down, degrade, let down, level, set down, put down, attaint, dishonor, drop, enter, discharge, destroy, rase, note

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  1. List of paraphrases for "demean":

    degrade

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How to use demean in a sentence?

  1. Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan:

    There are different factions of (witchcraft). While it doesn't bother me to release that particular thing, I most assuredly do not want to defame or demean any particular practice.

  2. Via Nancy DAlesandro Pelosi:

    To see the president demean a great leader like Elijah Cummingsshows his own insecurity and his own lack of understanding about what progress really is.

  3. Kevin McCarthy:

    President Joe Biden has chosen to divide, demean, and disparage President Joe Biden fellow Americans. Why ? simply because they disagree with President Joe Biden policies, that is not leadership.

  4. Robert M. Pursig, "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance":

    I think that their flight from and hatred of technology is self-defeating. The Buddha rests quite as comfortably in the circuits of a digital computer of the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top of a mountain or in the petals of a flower. To think otherwise is to demean the Buddha--which is to demean oneself.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    The contributions that they( African Americans) have made have been so spectacular to our country, so to see the president demean a great leader like Elijah Cummings, shows his own insecurity and his own lack of understanding about what progress really is.


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  • demütigen, herabwürdigen, beschämen, benehmen, herabsetzen, führen, kleinmachen, behandeln, verhalten, Mittel, erniedrigen, aufführenGerman
  • menospreciar, humillar, conducir, gestionar, degradarSpanish
  • नीचा दिखानाHindi
  • svilireItalian
  • ಕೀಳರಿಮೆKannada
  • behandelen, houding, neerhalen, gedragen, vernederen, gedrag, behandeling, beheerDutch

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