demeaned 1 of 2

past tense of demean
as in humiliated
to reduce to a lower standing in one's own eyes or in others' eyes his statement was not meant to demean the group's hard work

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2 of 2

verb (2)

past tense of demean

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“Demeaned.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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