A Dictionary of the English Language
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Abasement

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Aba'sement. n.s. The state of being brought low; the act of bringing low; depression.

There is an abasement because of glory; and there is that lifteth up his head from a low estate. Ecclesiasticus, XX. 11.

Sources: The Bible - Ecclesiasticus (27)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Abasement." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 26, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=110.


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