What does demeaning mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. demeaning, humbling, humiliating, mortifyingadjective

    causing awareness of your shortcomings

    "golf is a humbling game"


  1. demeaningadjective

    degrading; that degrades

Webster Dictionary

  1. Demeaning

    of Demean

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of demeaning in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of demeaning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of demeaning in a Sentence

  1. Pope Francis:

    A good father knows how to wait and knows how to forgive from the bottom of his heart. Of course he can also discipline with a firm hand: he's not weak, submissive, sentimental, this father knows how to discipline without demeaning; he knows how to protect without restraint.

  2. Jose Silva:

    They asked the family to edit the video, and that was like editing Vanessa's life. It was demeaning.

  3. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    You judge the mistakes of others with indignation and distain in a demeaning manner; your mistakes, are littered with rationalizations and excuses, with indignation for those aware. And void of regrets.

  4. Derald Wing Sue:

    Oftentimes the perpetrator is unaware that they have engaged in demeaning or offensive comments, so you have to make that visible to them.

  5. Nikole Hannah-Jones:

    Black Americans, because of slavery, don't know what country in Africa they came from, and that's a very demeaning experience for a child.

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    the quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
    • A. couvade
    • B. cazique
    • C. imperviousness
    • D. jocularity

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