Definition of self-abasement
: a humiliation of oneself : the act of behaving in a way that makes one seem lower or less deserving of respect … regaled the audience with personal stories and songs that didn't stint on comedic self-deprecation while avoiding self-abasement.— Stephen Holden
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showing great care, attention, and effort
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