The word “abasing” has 3 syllables: a-bas-ing.

It's pronounced as /əˈbeɪsɪŋ/.

What is synonym and antonym for abasing?

In the thesaurus, “abasing” has 17 synonyms and 27 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for abasing along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for abasing

  • corrupting
  • debasing
  • debauching
  • degrading
  • demeaning
  • depraving
  • destroying
  • deteriorating
  • diluting
  • discrediting
  • disgracing
  • humiliating
  • perverting
  • poisoning
  • prostituting
  • subverting
  • weakening

Antonyms for abasing

  • acclaiming
  • acknowledging
  • aggrandizing
  • applauding
  • boasting
  • canonizing
  • celebrating
  • cheering
  • citing
  • commending
  • complimenting
  • congratulating
  • decorating
  • deifying
  • elevating
  • ennobling
  • eulogizing
  • exalting
  • extolling
  • hailing
  • honoring
  • improving
  • lauding
  • praising
  • recognizing
  • saluting
  • uplifting

Meanings of abasing

  • verb
    1. To lower, as in condition in life, office, rank, etc., so as to cause pain or hurt feelings; to degrade, to depress, to humble, to humiliate.
    2. To lower physically; to depress; to cast or throw down; to stoop.
    3. To lower in value, in particular by altering the content of alloys in coins; to debase.

Example Sentences

  • His constant habit of abasing others eventually led to strained relationships in the workplace.
  • Despite the pressure, she remained true to her principles, never abasing herself for personal gain.
  • The author emphasized the importance of storytelling without abasing the complexity of the human experience.
  • The teacher encouraged a classroom culture that focused on collaboration rather than abasing individual achievements.
  • The politician was criticized for abasing public discourse with inflammatory rhetoric rather than engaging in constructive debate.

On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to abasing, such as: acclaiming, acknowledging, aggrandizing, applauding, boasting, canonizing, celebrating.

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