Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In heraldry, the same as abaissé.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Lowered; humbled.
  • adjective (Her.) Borne lower than usual, as a fess; also, having the ends of the wings turned downward towards the point of the shield.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Humbled; lowered, especially in rank, position, or prestige.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of abase.

Etymologies

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abase +‎ -ed

Examples

  • My heritage was such that begging was abhorrent to me, yet I did beg in his name and abased myself many times over.

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  • My heritage was such that begging was abhorrent to me, yet I did beg in his name and abased myself many times over.

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  • My heritage was such that begging was abhorrent to me, yet I did beg in his name and abased myself many times over.

    THE DIAMOND

  • And "abased" in the next-to-sentence of my previous post should be "based".

    The New Republic - All Feed

  • And "abased" in the next-to-sentence of my previous post should be "based".

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  • The apostle Paul said he knew how to "abound" (when things were prosperous and good) and he knew how to be "abased" (when he was imprisoned and poor).

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  • But, reports the National Journal's Anna van Hollen, those to whom Obama abased himself are frustrated with his lack of follow-through.

    Ken Blackwell: Shovel-Ready in the Middle East?

  • President Obama clearly humiliated and abased Mr. Netanyahu on previous occasions.

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  • Like Paul, we can still be content when we "abound or are abased", i.e., for better or worse, for richer or for poorer, in sickness and in health.

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  • The apostle Paul said he knew how to "abound" (when things were prosperous and good) and he knew how to be "abased" (when he was imprisoned and poor).

    Thoughts of Home

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