How To Use Self-abasement In A Sentence

  • Admit what you don't know (self-abasement is not attractive, by the way) and listen to the information you are given. DISABILITY 101: SOME GUIDELINES
  • A few selections purely for the purposes of self-abasement follow.
  • It involves, onstage or off, complete self-abasement and (again whether in life or on stage) is very painful.
  • What's conservative about demanding people submit to public self-abasement?
  • By exacerbating the contradiction between self-determination and self-abasement, the way was cleared for an epochal resolution.
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  • Their regiment was then disbanded in disgrace - a uniquely Canadian act of self-abasement for which, naturally, the Canadians received no international credit.
  • Europe's self-abasement comes just weeks after the last round of Eurozone crisis mismanagement. Europe Doesn't Need China's Money
  • Each character, from the children to the elders, responds to Grace's self-abasement by enacting the expected role of brute in their own particular way.
  • I realized that this self-abasement or internalized moralistic rebuke was what I had been writing about from the very beginning.
  • Is she bowed down before God in prostration of need, in conscious dejection of unworthiness, in passionate self-abasement and desire for that renewal which comes through renunciation?
  • Or inspire some awful comparison bug that would cause us all to sink into a miserable heap of self-abasement? Whoa. Wait a Second. A Decade? Really? I Didn’t Even Realize… « Looking for Roots
  • Sam would be kept away from pop music and television but would study the viola as a salutary form of self-abasement.
  • It's a tribute to the filmmakers' verve that they've kept the sex scenes funny—extremely funny—since what we're seeing is sheer self-abasement. 'Bridesmaids' Catches the Bouquet
  • The result was a lengthy and noisy competition in self-abasement and mutual re-assurance.
  • These are matters which have, to be sure, the appearance of wisdom in self-made religion and self-abasement and severe treatment of the body, but are of no value against fleshly indulgence.
  • Voluntary self-abasement is also a trait of a showman
  • It was as if they wanted to punish me for not falling over in praise of the self-abasement they wanted me to portray as their muse, or something. Roseanne Archy
  • They incorrectly insist on self-abasement, worship of angels, and the centrality of visions.
  • If Gervais has the biggest head in comedy, Merchant now establishes himself as the king of self-abasement. Stephen Merchant: Hello Ladies – review
  • Audacity often brought rewards; self-abasement seldom did. Red dust
  • The self-abasement, you'll have noticed, is rhetorical.
  • Appeasement and compromise will turn enemies into friends, if groveling and self-abasement do not first drive friends into the enemy camp. Farewell to America's China Station
  • To beg for votes, as if they were alms or broken victuals, is a form of mendicancy which is incompatible with common self-respect, and yet it is a self-abasement which thirty years ago custom imperatively demanded. Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography
  • From clinical examinations, most NE children suffer from mental problems such as depression, self-abasement and difficulties in dealing with personal relations.
  • The failing to do this is the greatest mistake of the present generation, for if girls be capable of nothing but morbid sentiment or what we term flirtation, they will naturally look to matrimony as their destiny and as a means of support -- a self-abasement from which no woman can fully recover, even under the most favorable circumstances. How to Train Girls.

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