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Abased meaning

Abased - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. of Abase
  2. 2. Lowered; humbled.
  3. 3. Borne lower than usual, as a fess; also, having the ends of the wings turned downward towards the point of the shield.

Abased - examples of usage

  1. She recalled, as she sat thinking there, how she had turned from him with a haughty feeling of annoyance; while now that she was so cruelly abased he seemed to be her only hope, the one to whose strong arm she was forced to look for aid; and with a bitter wail of misery, as she thought of him once more, in spite of her efforts to drive away the fancy, she kept on asking herself those ever- recurring questions, what would he think of her- what would he say? - "One Maid's Mischief", George Manville Fenn.
  2. In all this pitiful scene was nothing so pitiful as the pride in which she drew herself up and towered over the man who had abased her. - "Hetty Wesley", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  3. Claude reddened to the roots of his hair and felt suddenly abased. - "The Way of Ambition", Robert Hichens.
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