Translation of abasement in Spanish:


humillación, n.

Pronunciation /əˈbeɪsmənt/ /əˈbeɪsm(ə)nt/


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    humillación feminine literary
    • Throughout history a doffed hat has symbolized defeat, humility and abasement before one's betters.
    • I beg that someone will recognise my abasement and meet my very human but mutually exclusive needs.
    • Welcome to the complete and total abasement of our Party.
    • It is not so much an abasement of self as an acknowledgment that one's own way may not be the only or even the best way.
    • Perhaps what takes Hamlet so much time in the play is that a ritual of abasement needs to performed.
    • She allows us to examine our own appetites for public abasement without feeling guilty.