Abase sentence example
The demotion did not abase his credibility with his peers.
Don't abase your cousin by making fun of his accent.
You should abase yourselves as miserable friends.
The mother-in-law would demean her, as a way to abase the young wife in the son's eyes.
Matthew would abase others in an attempt to elevate himself.Advertisement
Although desperate for cash, I won't abase myself in this demeaning job any longer.
The congressman refused to abase himself in front of his fellow politicians.
Elizabeth wouldn't deign to abase herself before her parents.
As a minister of the Church he felt his duty and his interest equally concerned in the support of her cause; nor could he fail to discover the inevitable tendency of Whig doctrines, whatever caresses individual Whigs might bestow on individual clergymen, to abase the Establishment as a corporation.