1. demeaning

adjective. ['dɪˈmiːnɪŋ'] causing awareness of your shortcomings.


  • undignified
  • humiliating
  • mortifying


  • elegant
  • composed
  • pleasant
  • courtly

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Example sentences of the word demeaning

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Ensure the jokes are light and not offensive or demeaning to anyone.

Quotes containing the word demeaning

1. If we are merely matter intricately assembled, is this really demeaning? If there's nothing here but atoms, does that make us less or does that make matter more?
- Carl Sagan, The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God