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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of demean.

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Examples

  • Such casual use of the word demeans victims of real censorship, here and abroad.

    Let's Stop Crying Wolf On Censorship

  • His trumpeting of the phrase demeans the efforts of those who genuinely care about defending the nation from real threats of terrorism.

    Firedoglake » FDL Book Salon — How Would A Patriot Act, Pt. 1

  • Actually, I don't understand why the use of the word demeans the mentally handicapped?

    Snapped Shot

  • Frances Crook, head of the Howard League for Penal Reform, said the "insulting" term demeans individuals and hinders their rehabilitation.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • North Dakota's Board of Higher Education has agreed to drop the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname and Indian head logo, a move intended to resolve a decades-long campus dispute about whether the name demeans American Indians.

    Moonbattery

  • I find it amusing the writer of Monday's letter, "Team's name demeans Native Americans," who was so critical of the Washington NFL franchise for using the "derogatory" name Redskins, lives in Indian Harbour Beach.

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  • OLBERMANN: Only in the sense that it kind of demeans the seriousness of what's going on in the Middle East and elevates the madness of what's going on in baseball to that kind of level, that there should be that sort of comparison.

    CNN Transcript Aug 24, 2002

  • Teaching a Buddhist Christian scripture in no way "demeans" their own.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Teaching a Buddhist Christian scripture in no way "demeans" their own.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Teaching a Buddhist Christian scripture in no way "demeans" their own.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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