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Synonyms for demean
dɪˈmin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put down(verb)

    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:

    degrade

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How to use demean in a sentence?

  1. Stephanie Grisham:

    Once again part of the liberal media, this time Vanity Fair, has written a story riddled with unnamed sources and false assertions, as a magazine tailored to women it is shameful that they continue to write salacious and false stories meant to demean Mrs. Trump, rather than focus on her positive work as First Lady and as a supportive wife and mother.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. David Sarnoff:

    We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.

  5. 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.


Translations for demean

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  • demütigen, aufführen, erniedrigen, verhalten, kleinmachen, führen, herabwürdigen, beschämen, benehmen, herabsetzen, behandeln, MittelGerman
  • menospreciar, humillar, conducir, gestionar, degradarSpanish
  • नीचा दिखानाHindi
  • svilireItalian
  • ಕೀಳರಿಮೆKannada
  • beheer, behandeling, vernederen, gedragen, houding, behandelen, neerhalen, gedragDutch

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