Đồng nghĩa của demeaning

Alternative for demeaning

demeans, demeaned, demeaning

Đồng nghĩa: degrade, disgrace, put down, take down,


Causing someone to lose their dignity and the respect of others
degrading humiliating shameful undignified abject belittling contemptuous debasing decrying denigrative denigratory deprecatory depreciative depreciatory derisory derogative derogatory detractive disdainful disgraceful disparaging ignominious lowering mortifying pejorative scornful shaming slighting uncomplimentary unworthy cheapening condescending contemptible depreciating derisive discrediting dishonorable dishonourable infra dig inglorious menial patronising patronizing sneering bringing shame insulting deprecating disapproving critical offensive contumelious negative abusive defamatory deprecative snide disrespectful unbecoming discreditable detracting rude unflattering slanderous mocking libelous libellous scathing opprobrious damaging scurrilous vituperative ignoble wretched scoffing jeering dismissive sarcastic scandalous supercilious spiteful hurtful vilifying calumniatory unsuitable nasty diminishing deflating unseemly unfavourable unladylike ungentlemanly unbefitting improper unfitting personal jibing indecorous unrefined unceremonious fault-finding unfavorable untoward inappropriate maligning catty withering downgrading censorious indecent taunting disreputable minimizing minimising malicious detractory insolent denigrating arrogant cheeky haughty abhorrent snotty judgmental sardonic sniffy snooty full of contempt corrupting ridiculing uncharitable teasing pillorying unsympathetic epithetical lampooning caustic satirical familiar intrusive impertinent indelicate indiscreet unpleasant sarky snidey defiant tasteless vulgar damning superior outrageous unheroic unsuccessful hypercritical overbearing cynical egotistic crass unacceptable despicable invective infamous failed irreverent disadvantageous sniping harsh dyslogistic blameworthy shabby shocking detestable unrespectable reprehensible in bad taste inelegant sorry low injurious dishonouring unworthy of one infra indignitatem beneath one's dignity beneath one inexpedient base beneath you lacking dignity calumnious mean traducing mud-slinging beneath your dignity cavalier dishonoring despiteful aspersing malevolent reproachful vain imperious proud snippy hard-nosed bold hard audacious temperamental snobbish uppity cool upstage cold-shoulder high hat dog it on your high horse high and mighty on high horse lofty presumptuous lordly pompous cocky stuck-up pretentious conceited uppish highfalutin high-and-mighty toffee-nosed impudent overweening huffy self-important high-handed hoity-toity uncivil hifalutin egotistical toplofty prideful vainglorious discourteous bumptious smug toploftical stiff-necked aloof huffish snobby high-hat impolite narcissistic boastful puffed up peremptory chesty self-asserting assumptive self-assertive blasphemous swaggering important brash overconfident unmannerly domineering bossy masterful presuming out-of-line stuck up bloated sacrilegious profane impious egoistic egoistical fancy-pants insubordinate vituperatory bigheaded forward immodest swollen-headed swellheaded sassy big-headed biggity full of oneself brazen ungracious self-conceited biggety self-opinionated nervy smart-alecky bragging egocentric hubristic vitriolic magisterial self-satisfied pontifical opinionated blustering know-it-all autocratic fresh saucy self-centered elitist self-righteous scurrile scurril truculent self-affected selfish self-promoting self-serving self-engrossed self-congratulatory self-contented self-adulatory self-glorifying self-centred ungodly ill-mannered orgulous reviling assuming ostentatious aweless unholy crusty lippy reproving affronting biting flip unkind obnoxious indifferent brassy affected smarty admonitory condemnatory cocksure iconoclastic wise guy jumped up assured pert ironical bad-mannered scolding perfunctory obloquious foul on an ego trip offhand irreverential unhallowed violent berating curt calumniating malapert flippant wounding castigatory profanatory smart inconsiderate upbraiding abrupt brusque dictatorial pushy above oneself high hateful la-di-da tyrannical gracious self-aggrandizing despotic grandiose full of yourself too big for your boots sure too big for one's breeches confident self-assured too big for one's boots holier-than-thou self-confident self-respecting blusterous acerbic stooping unfriendly sharp bitter loudmouth puffed-up unenthusiastic dimissory surly blunt gruff short repulsive devastating quizzical ironic posh stuffy shrewish casual castigating standoffish ambitious satiric insinuating authoritarian refined unconcerned insouciant uninterested disappointed la-dee-da complaisant stinging blistering blasting searing ill-bred snarky ill-natured mordacious honourable honorable irreligious godless airy commanding putting on airs glib terse cursory off snubbing blighting ridiculous absurd ludicrous cockamamie pathetic silly cockamamy laughable risible comical cutting farcical preposterous sharp-tongued rough take-it-or-leave-it pococurante offish unhandsome unmannered thoughtless churlish uncalled-for wiseguy aristocratic crushing objectionable accusatory careless gally misbehaved unfilial disgracious annoying irritating accusing faultfinding displeasing execrative imprecatory execratory swearing cursing rejecting contemning averse despising antipathetic scouting repudiating exasperating for the birds provocative vexing provoking galling exceptionable embarrassing full of reproof crude censurable coarse turning up your nose at looking down your nose at upsetting on one's high horse venomous aspersive reserved distant detached libeling excoriating offending malign defaming libelling disgracing injuring hurting abasing vile malignant reproaching brazen-faced lacking civility arch wise bold-faced bad mannered brassbound barefaced procacious imperative breezy mannerless off-base put down


Causing or feeling uneasy embarrassment or inconvenience
awkward embarrassing uncomfortable sensitive delicate disconcerting unpleasant compromising flustering humiliating perplexing tricky discomfiting sticky thorny degrading distressing trying cringeworthy difficult embarrassed inconvenient ticklish dicey discomposing discountenancing disturbing painful problematic problematical troublesome untimely vexatious cringey dodgy gnarly hairy knotty exasperating excruciating incommodious shameful toe-curling cringe-making mortifying dishonoring dishonouring shaming crushing humbling ignominious discreditable barro blush-making chastening upsetting confusing touchy agitating disgraceful discommoding bewildering puzzling troubling unseemly worrisome unpropitious equivocal impossible inopportune disagreeable rattling discommodious distracting uneasy disgracing inglorious deflating debasing undignified squashing quashing humiliatory opprobrious bringing down bringing low bothersome prickly tough complicated taxing irksome complex worrying hard nasty annoying irritating intricate unsettling spiny catchy involved concerning tricksy convoluted precarious niggling controversial vexing perturbing nettlesome harassing tiresome aggravating galling wearisome maddening dangerous baffling pesky nagging uncertain alarming plaguy pestiferous risky pestilent pestilential disquieting infuriating rankling discomforting chancy infernal riling abrasive peeving harrying chafing carking frustrating nettling confounded nerve-racking burdensome pesty rebarbative plaguey cussed dismaying unnerving displeasing challenging tedious rough critical grating scary agonizing provoking hazardous touch-and-go perilous vexed traumatic unwelcome iffy unpredictable agonising off-putting anxious-making tense wearing grievous daunting tangled harrowing forbidding bitter arduous formidable emotive demanding teasing grave nerve-wracking troublous dark volatile antagonizing fiddly enraging jarring antagonising dubious messy tormenting wicked enough to try the patience of a saint enough to drive you up the wall restless nervous fraught tight anxious tortuous bleak dire boring unsafe irking onerous grim awful punishing unstable laborious bedevilling high-risk rocky unchancy mystifying contentious parlous heavy unfriendly suspect questionable spartan hostile unamusing unpleasing unfathomable insoluble sophisticated unanswerable elaborate mean punchable uncongenial uphill capricious ugly bedeviling fraught with danger detailed finicky chaotic persistent confused paradoxical severe tender accursed quirky undependable pointed echinated briery stimulating nauseating operose rugged strenuous provocative oppressive creepy nail-biting distressful eventful apprehensive objectionable heated like herding cats divisive scandalous wretched repugnant problem loaded erratic fluctuant importunate kid-glove treacherous unsound unhealthy jeopardous frightening intimidating demoralizing discouraging lamentable deplorable kittle intractable ungovernable undisciplined murder damaging repressive rowdy infestive disorderly incalculable afflicting disappointing lively devilish hair-trigger festering antipathetic demoralising incomprehensible insolvable enigmatic confounding mind-bending undecipherable unsatisfying unattractive very devil of a devil of a unsettled charged stressful tickly torturous involute Byzantine dolorous bumpy nice labyrinthian byzantine baroque obscure daedal labyrinthine complicate full of problems troubled beset by problems itchy confronting distressed afflictive scratchy unsteady impenetrable involuted causing discomfort ill-fitting inconstant fickle temperamental mercurial variable changeable ramified reticular effortful Gordian terrible mazy


Humble or lower in rank or status
menial humble lowly unskilled boring degrading low-status base dull mean routine humdrum abject low sorry fawning servile slavish vile grovelling ignominious inferior low-grade subservient sycophantic blue-collar ignoble obsequious unworthy baseborn basic common groveling obeisant tedious lesser minor subordinate unpretentious secondary second-class mediocre small unimportant unassuming subsidiary junior low-ranking insignificant second-string undistinguished smaller second-rate lousy second-fiddle puny bottom miserable reduced ordinary middling little inglorious meager paltry measly ancillary wretched lower-ranking scrubby poorer slighter lower shabby petty contemptible sad pitiful plebeian dinky low-born subjacent minor-league lower in status small-fry meagre small-time bush-league third-string lower in rank undersized back seat second-banana below someone not very important entry-level beneath someone lower-class less important under someone's heel bottom-rung not so important proletarian lowborn lumpen vulgar unwashed low-life prole trivial less slight inconsequential inconsiderable trifling negligible marginal poor piddling light obscure dependent under two-bit casual accessory peripheral working-class picayune lower-level simple peasant declassed second nugatory nickel-and-dime fiddling minute frivolous incidental lower-grade low-class minus Mickey Mouse déclassé supplementary auxiliary modest penny-ante meek submissive inessential niggling piffling footling popular subject irrelevant foolish subaltern tributary peanut shoestring younger tacky of little account limited plain below the mark average diminished low-bred gentle mild immaterial commonplace dutiful docile nether non-essential supplemental lowlife satellite mundane withdrawing everyday retiring reverential prosaic supporting sub- nominal blue-singlet deficient twopenny-halfpenny reserve insubstantial piddly pimping no-account chicken worthless unsubstantial pettifogging tiny low-level plebby beggarly collateral lower rung cast down sub scratch shallow de minimis cheap inconsequent not worth mentioning zero useless zilch nothing of no account of low birth unknown lightweight second-best dishonourable dishonorable tinier crude little-known petite cloth-cap lessened beneath bourgeois restricted little known baser philistine substandard subalternate minimal bush tangential democratic people's grassroots underprivileged smalltime declassé minuscule token unrefined severe rough unremarkable substract inappreciable derisory unsophisticated traditional banal conventional pedestrian second class second choice pathetic mingy poxy exiguous sparse slender uncouth unfit sordid a notch under associate small-bore alternative fewer unconsiderable not worth bothering about lower than spare alternate backup substitute fallback attendant shortened extra relief of low rank of lesser importance than less important than negative depressed declined feeding shoot side youngest assistant not so great deprived extraneous fall-back vice- not so much pointless superficial not as great frothy meaningless of little consequence of little importance of no importance tinpot nonessential zip of no moment of no consequence null indifferent unnecessary second best captive subjugated no great shakes not worth speaking of potty controlled neither here nor there beside the point of no great concern governed obedient enslaved ruled diminutive liable vulnerable accountable disposed susceptible pint-sized stunted frail weak feeble dwarfish underfed pygmy weakly at one's feet in danger of bound by fun size sickly underdeveloped undernourished Lilliputian undeveloped undersize pocket-sized pocket delicate half-pint pocket-size shrimpy pint-size toylike fine fragile smallish bantam subnormal weedy peewee wee unsound scrawny runt infirm small time shrimp unconsequential


Inclined to find fault too readily
overcritical cavilling captious carping fault-finding hypercritical pedantic pernickety hair-splitting over-censorious over-particular picky quibbling caviling critical fastidious faultfinding finicky fussy hairsplitting hard to please judgmental meticulous nit-picking over-exacting overparticular overscrupulous pass-remarkable perfectionist punctilious rejective analytical belittling biting calumniatory cavillous censorious censuring choleric condemning contemptuous critic cutting cynical demanding derogatory diagnostic disapproving discerning discriminating disparaging exacting exceptive harsh humbling judgy lowering nagging niggling nitpicking overnice particular penetrating reproachful sarcastic satirical scolding severe sharp stern trenchant withering cruel hurtful brusque unsympathetic nasty cursing mean sharp-tongued uncompromising trying importunate tiresome strict tough rigorous dictatorial intractable clamorous obstinate overexacting overbearing stringent unaccommodating unbending exigent difficult unamenable querulous unmanageable fractious imperious hard inflexible troublesome insistent hardheaded unsparing obdurate firm needy sticklerish stubborn unflinching possessive stiff unreasonable high-maintenance serious over-rigorous hard to satisfy hard-line tyrannical over-strict negative recalcitrant pettifogging refractory headstrong perverse froward irritable testy cantankerous crabby contrary touchy persnickety nice deprecating judgemental criticizing criticising nitpicky trivial thorny unfair unjust peevish very critical petty acrimonious petulant cross tricky uncontrollable ungovernable unruly incontrollable willful untoward wilful wayward awkward complex insoluble burdensome unrelenting grim boorish rigid hard-nosed argumentative pigheaded impossible to cope with out of control out of hand pitiless dissatisfied bearish opinionated inexorable irascible resolute immovable oafish discontented obstreperous grumbly set in one's ways choosy snappy temperamental irritating impolite unyielding uptight quarrelsome strong-minded single-minded rude bloody-minded stiff-necked steadfast dogmatic intransigent indomitable wrong-headed opinionative sour pertinacious oppressive disobliging prickly thrawn finical huffy stroppy vexed unpredictable hard to handle invidious bull-headed fiendish delicate sensitive ill-natured crotchety ornery contrarious uppity disputatious chippy obstructive feisty balky bolshie disputative cussed ungracious


The state of being reduced in rank, character, or reputation


Present participle for to cause a severe loss in the character, quality or dignity of
degrading debasing abasing corrupting lowering debauching humbling bastardising bastardizing demoting deteriorating devaluing perverting chastening depraving descending fouling lessening profaning smirching stooping subverting vitiating warping cankering poisoning prostituting sinking bemeaning dumping on cheapening demoralizing disgracing shaming humiliating demoralising discrediting taking down dishonoring dishonouring mortifying defiling embarrassing polluting belittling abashing crushing casting down cutting down to size tainting taking down a peg reducing downgrading putting down deflating contaminating bringing down bringing low undermining brutalizing denigrating bestializing sullying subduing brutalising depreciating discomfiting taking down a peg or two making someone eat crow putting someone in their place squashing owning damaging tarnishing blemishing diminishing putting to shame making someone eat humble pie showing up ruining desecrating chagrining breaking smearing tearing down lowering the status of snubbing blotting shooting down harming making a fool of abusing weakening spoiling disparaging embittering injuring blackening impairing detracting defaming making degenerate derogating flattening quashing dragging down confounding leading astray bringing shame to dragging through the mud causing to lose face pulling down ridiculing settling someone's hash giving a black eye making ashamed adulterating betraying misusing violating relegating marring distorting lowering in rank blighting declassing wasting diluting debilitating disrating panning slamming staining busting destroying dismissing infecting stigmatizing besmearing kicking downstairs bumping demolishing reducing the status of slandering despoiling running down libeling attainting libelling setting back discountenancing confusing reducing to the ranks disconcerting mocking stigmatising appalling reflecting badly on bringing into disrepute taking the wind out of someone's sails getting the better of bringing shame on having the last laugh on deigning condescending depressing crawling seducing subjugating twisting exposing misemploying soiling misapplying mongrelizing bending skewing colouring biasing biassing influencing squandering alloying prejudicing rotting sacrificing selling cowing branding turning reproaching selling out jaundicing curbing reducing in value worsening lowering in status inflicting consuming rusting souring taming hurting giving a bad name casting a slur coloring detracting from taking apart letting down making someone feel ashamed making uncomfortable reducing in quality showing in a bad light crippling softening restraining disciplining going bad envenoming corroding going to hell ravaging deforming defacing disfiguring succumbing ripping blistering withering besmirching living in the gutter checking repressing afflicting taking away from vanquishing downplaying taking to pieces taking to bits devaluating scandalizing soring animalizing ulcering scourging spotting undervaluing scandalising deriding disregarding slurring disfavouring disrespecting disfavoring reverting disobliging disconsidering causing to feel small playing down putting out of countenance lowering oneself debasing oneself lowering yourself demeaning oneself demeaning yourself debasing yourself desensitizing dehumanizing disappointing putting in your place marking down wasting away losing face giving a bad name to bringing shame upon tarring and feathering putting in a bad light dragging through the mire dehumanising desensitising decrying annoying flustering vexing displeasing affronting rattling nonplussing fazing cutting down horrifying unseating displacing deposing dethroning ousting making lose face darning scorning vicing voodooing flaming befouling tarring swearing trashing blaspheming hoodooing cussing reviling cursing putting someone to shame taking the wind out harassing worrying getting one's comeuppance overcoming squelching silencing upsetting cashiering demeriting benching treating with disrespect putting away striking dumb drumming out moving down talking dirty committing sin committing sacrilege putting double whammy on doing wrong popping one's balloon putting one away making eat dirt threatening cutting to the quick making one feel small bringing down a peg reducing in rank removing from office holding back stripping of rank forcing to eat humble pie sabotaging undoing sapping destabilizing disrupting wrecking chipping away destabilising minimizing thwarting foiling minimising undercutting


Present participle for to insult or criticize someone or something
discrediting cheapening disgracing dishonoring dishonouring disparaging shaming belittling condescending contemning decrying derogating despising detracting humiliating insulting panning scorning deigning demoralising demoralizing dissing bad-mouthing putting down casting down taking down knocking down cutting down to size diminishing denigrating depreciating deprecating minimizing vilifying degrading minimising discounting undervaluing running down detracting from defaming maligning lowering dismissing slurring trashing criticizing dispraising criticising playing down devaluing crying down trivializing deriding smearing downgrading underrating marginalizing vilipending reviling downplaying rubbishing marginalising debasing trivialising dumping on casting aspersions on trash-talking humbling abasing talking down smirching doing a hatchet job on tearing down chastening kissing off sinking fouling ridiculing censuring knocking understating abusing slating aspersing minifying scoffing at pooh-poohing dragging through the mud sneering at pulling apart slagging off shooting down taking down a peg having a go at speaking ill of mortifying subordinating mocking betraying prostituting berating treating lightly condemning underestimating dragging down laughing off laughing at selling out beating down slamming pouring scorn on bashing making fun of ripping squashing blistering roasting squelching misprizing scorching doing down holding cheap picking holes in taking to pieces hitting out at demonizing demonising cutting to the quick taking a swipe at shooting full of holes making light of vituperating poormouthing slinging mud at pulling to pieces giving comeuppance speaking badly of knocking off high horse putting away slandering sullying stigmatizing tarnishing staining besmirching tainting calumniating reproaching soiling besmearing exposing disfavoring compromising disesteeming stigmatising disfavouring bringing into disrepute dragging through the mire reflecting badly on bringing shame upon giving a bad name putting in a bad light showing up showing in a bad light bringing into disfavour blackening someone's name

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