demeaned

de·mean || dɪ'miːn v. humiliate, degrade, debase; behave

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  • Demeaning — Demean De*mean , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Demeaned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Demeaning}.] [OF. demener to conduct, guide, manage, F. se d[ e]mener to struggle; pref. d[ e] (L. de) + mener to lead, drive, carry on, conduct, fr. L. minare to drive animals by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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