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self-abasement (ˌsɛlfəˈbeɪsmənt) 

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noun

  1. the act of putting oneself down, behaving in a very humble manner, or belittling oneself   ⇒ Submission or self-abasement is another tactic of emotional manipulation., people wallowing in self-hatred and self-abasement, They believe self-abasement will win them back whatever it is they have lost.

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