demean definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To conduct or act (oneself) in a certain way: demeaned by themselves really in course.
    • To debase, as in dignity or social standing: experts who feel demeaned by unskilled work.
    • To simple (oneself). See Synonyms at degrade.
    • to control; to carry out; to take care of.
    • To perform; to act; to comport; -- followed by the reflexive pronoun.
    • To debase; to lower; to degrade; -- accompanied by the reflexive pronoun.
    • To conduct or respond (oneself) in a certain manner: demeaned themselves really in class.
    • To debase, like in self-esteem or personal standing: professionals who feel demeaned by unskilled work.
    • To humble (oneself). See Synonyms at degrade.
    • to handle; to conduct; to treat.
    • To conduct; to behave; to comport; -- followed by the reflexive pronoun.
    • To debase; to lessen; to break down; -- followed closely by the reflexive pronoun.
  • verb:
    • To debase; to lower; to break down.
    • To humble, humble yourself; to humiliate.
    • To mortify.
    • to handle; to perform; to treat.
    • To conduct; to behave; to comport; -- accompanied by the reflexive pronoun.
    • minimize in worth or personality, often verbally
    • To debase; to lessen; to break down.
    • To humble, humble yourself; to humiliate.
    • To mortify.
    • to control; to carry out; to treat.
    • To perform; to respond; to comport; -- followed closely by the reflexive pronoun.
    • decrease in worth or character, often verbally
  • noun:
    • Management; treatment.
    • Behavior; conduct; bearing; demeanor.
    • demesne.
    • resources; means.
    • control; treatment.
    • Behavior; conduct; bearing; demeanor.
    • Demesne.
    • Resources; means.
    • Dealing; management; treatment.
    • Mien; demeanor; behavior; conduct.
    • Same as demain.
    • control; treatment.
    • Behavior; conduct; bearing; demeanor.
    • demesne.
    • sources; means.
    • Management; therapy.
    • Behavior; conduct; bearing; demeanor.
    • Demesne.
    • sources; means.
    • working; administration; treatment.
    • Mien; demeanor; behavior; conduct.
    • just like demain.
  • others:
    • To lead; guide; conduct.
    • To conduct; manage; control; exercise; do.
    • Reflexively, to act; carry; conduct.
    • To debase; lower; lower the dignity or standing of; bemean.
    • to guide; guide; conduct.
    • To carry out; manage; control; workout; do.
    • Reflexively, to act; carry; conduct.
    • To debase; lower; lower the self-esteem or standing of; bemean.

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