How Do You Spell ABASE?

Correct spelling for the English word "abase" is [ɐbˈe͡ɪs], [ɐbˈe‍ɪs], [ɐ_b_ˈeɪ_s]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for ABASE

Below is the list of 323 misspellings for the word "abase". Misspellings percentages are collected from over 510 000 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Usage Examples for ABASE

  1. I found it hard to understand , accordingly , what could have caused him to abase himself at this later date . - "Right Ho, Jeeves" by P. G. Wodehouse
  2. Then was the far - famed Louisa , so proud and so untamable , seen to abase herself , kissing the pavement , and with outstretched arms laying all her length thereon . - "La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages" by Jules Michelet
  3. Abase refers only to outward conditions . " Exalt him that is low , and abase him that is high ." Ezek . xxi , 26 . Debase applies to quality or character . The coinage is debased by excess of alloy , the man by vice . Humble in present use refers chiefly to feeling of heart ; humiliate to outward conditions ; even when one is said to humble himself , he either has or affects to have humility of heart . To disgrace may be to bring or inflict odium upon others , but the word is chiefly and increasingly applied to such moral odium as one by his own acts brings upon himself ; the noun disgrace retains more of the passive sense than the verb ; he disgraced himself by his conduct ; he brought disgrace upon his family . To dishonor a person is to deprive him of honor that should or might be given . To discredit one is to injure his reputation , as for veracity or solvency . A sense of unworthiness humbles ; a shameful insult humiliates ; imprisonment for crime disgraces . Degrade may refer to either station or character . An officer is degraded by being reduced to the ranks , disgraced by cowardice ; vile practises degrade ; drunkenness is a degrading vice . Misfortune or injustice may abase the good ; nothing but their own ill - doing can debase or disgrace them . - "" by
  4. They had hung too many travellers upon these same branches not to expect their own turn , and they were no cravens to abase themselves . - "The Caged Lion" by Charlotte M. Yonge
  5. To permit the old worship , not from a sense of justice but as an article of bargain with a foreign power , was not only to abase the government of the States but to convert every sincere Catholic throughout the republic into a grateful adherent of Philip and the archdukes . - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete" by John Lothrop Motley