Abase

in a Sentence

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Definition of Abase

to lower so as to hurt feelings

Examples of Abase in a sentence

My stepmother is an evil woman who likes to abase little children because she had a miserable childhood herself.

Because Mark hated himself, he often tried to abase others by calling them names.

I will not remain married to a man who tries to abase me in order to make me feel worthless!

Although I need money badly, I will not abase myself by working for pennies.

My jealous sister tried to abase me by making fun of my reading glasses.

When my brother behaved badly, my mother would abase him by comparing him to a bad puppy.

The gossip columnist tried to abase the singer’s reputation by spreading lies about him.

Even though John was angry at his wife for losing a thousand dollars, he chose not to abase her with cruel words.

Although Alice bullies smaller kids at school, she does not abase her younger brother at home.

I could not hold my tongue when the snobby customer in front of me tried to abase the salesperson by screaming at her.

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