self-abasement

noun
self-abase·​ment | \ ˌself-ə-ˈbās-mənt How to pronounce self-abasement (audio) \
plural self-abasements

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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The first known use of self-abasement was in 1641

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