deemoedigen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From deemoed (humbleness)

Verb[edit]

deemoedigen (past singular deemoedigde, past participle gedeemoedigd)

  1. (transitive) To humble

Usage notes[edit]

This verb has a positive connotation, unlike vernederen (to humilate), verlagen (to lower, to bring down) and humiliëren (to humilate).

Conjugation[edit]