abased

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abase +‎ -ed

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abased (comparative more abased, superlative most abased)

  1. Humbled; lowered, especially in rank, position, or prestige.
  2. (heraldry) Borne lower than usual, as a fess; also, having the ends of the wings turned downward towards the point of the shield.[1]

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

abased

  1. simple past tense and past participle of abase

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 2