[ US /dɪˈminɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /dɪmˈiːnɪŋ/ ]
  1. causing awareness of your shortcomings
    golf is a humbling game
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How To Use demeaning In A Sentence

  • They are demeaning the quality of public discourse, and setting an appalling example to young people. Times, Sunday Times
  • Ask your followers to STOP attacking her in demeaning ways. not because she is a woman but because you CONTINUALLY espouse change but do little to make your followers see change as accepting old guard while creating the new guard. Clinton: 'I've never given up on you'
  • The Commission for Racial Equality among others said the black makeup was demeaning to black people.
  • Virtually every Native American organization has condemned the use of demeaning images or mascots.
  • All these government programs are invasive of privacy, paternalistic, demeaning, and inefficient.
  • Welfare reformers have imagined that in forcing people to work, a demeaning chapter would close in their lives.
  • Singling out people for praise can be difficult as it risks demeaning the achievements of others.
  • Phelps was accused of failing to “demean himself” (= behave) properly, but he has certainly succeeded, then and since then, in demeaning (= debasing) himself. The Volokh Conspiracy » The Disbarment of Fred Phelps
  • He found it very demeaning to have to work for his former employee.
  • Yet is there not something trivial and demeaning about insisting that the'real' meaning of ancient texts is the path to peace and common understanding? Times, Sunday Times
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