HyperDic: demean

English > 1 sense of the word demean:
VERBemotiondemean, take down, degrade, disgrace, put downreduce in worth or character, usually verbally
demean > pronunciation
Soundsdihmiy'n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > demean: 1 sense > verb 1, emotion
MeaningReduce in worth or character, usually verbally.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymstake down, degrade, disgrace, put down
Narrowerdehumanize, dehumanisedeprive of human qualities
reducelower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation
Broaderhumiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abaseCause to feel shame
Spanishdegradarse, degradar, deshonrarse, deshonrar, envilecer
Catalandegradar-se, degradar, deshonrar-se, deshonrar, envilanir, envilir

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