Abash : Synonyms & Antonyms





Abash


(transitive verb)


His uncivilized behavior in the company fuction
abashed his parents and his relatives.

Synonyms:

1. humiliate

2. humble

3. debase

4. degrade

5. reduce

6. depress

7. mortify

8. denigrate

9. embarrass

10. disconcert

11. astound

12. confound

Contextual Examples:

Napoleon was
humiliatedin the Battle of Waterloo by the humble British fleet under Lord Nelson.

You
debase yourself by telling such lies.

Giving up smoking
reduces the risk of heart of disease.

She suffered the
mortification of seeing her assistant promoted above her.

The rise in oil prices will
depress the car market.



Antonyms:

1. immodesty

2. self-esteem

3. self-love

4. self-praise

5. complacency

6. smugness

7. dignified

8. upgrade

9. exalt

Contextual Examples:

The ceremony was
dignified by the presence of ambassador.

He was
exalted as the pillar of the community.

She was
upgraded to the post of senior designer.

In certain modern societies of west,
immodesty has become a part of civilization.

To judge your standing in the society, you must develop
self-esteem.

Self-love and self-praise are the new traits used in modern advertisements.

The Synonyms and Antonyms form an integral part of the English Language. Acquaintance with the vocabulary of the English language is a necessity for effective expression either in written or in an oral from. Synonyms are nothing but the similar meanings of a particular word or its semantic relation. A Synonym is a word or a phrase that means the same as another word or a phrase in the same language. Antonyms are the negative connotation of a particular word. An Antonym is a word or phrase that is opposite in meaning to a particular word or a phrase in the same language.



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