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Self-abasement is humiliating oneself when one feels lower or less deserving of respect.
In psychology, self-abasement is associated with shame (rather than guilt) and involves the reduction of the subject's self-esteem. The notion of self-abasement can be said to be based in Freudian psychoanalysis. Fear may also result in self-abasement.
- "Definition of SELF-ABASEMENT". www.merriam-webster.com. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
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