简明英汉词典

demean
[di5mi:n]
vt.
举止, 贬低身份

美国传统词典[双解]

demean
de.mean 1
AHD:[d1-m?n“]
D.J.[di6mi8n]
K.K.[d!6min]
v.tr.(及物动词)
de.meanedde.mean.ingde.means
To conduct or behave (oneself) in a particular manner:
刻意:蓄意以某种特定姿态行动:
demeaned themselves well in class.
他们刻意使自己在班上表现良好

语源

(1)

Middle English demeinen [to govern]
中古英语 demeinen [统治]

(2)

from Old French demener
源自 古法语 demener

(3)

de- [de-]
de- [前缀,表示“完全”]

(4)

mener [to conduct] from Latin min3e [to drive (animals)] from min3o} [to threaten] from minae [threats] * see men- 2
mener [处理] 源自 拉丁语 min3e [驱赶(动物)] 源自 min3o} [威胁] 源自 minae [威胁] *参见 men- 2

基本词义

demean
de.mean 2
AHD:[d1-m?n“]
D.J.[di6mi8n]
K.K.[d!6min]
v.tr.(及物动词)
de.meanedde.mean.ingde.means

(1)

To debase, as in dignity or social standing:
贬抑:在尊严或社会地位上受到贬低:
professionals who feel demeaned by unskilled work.
感觉受到非技术性的侮辱的专业人员

(2)

To humble (oneself).See Synonyms at degrade
谦逊:降低(自己的)身份参见 degrade

语源

(1)

de-
de-

(2)

mean 2
mean2

继承用法

demeaningly
adv.(副词)

现代英汉词典

demean
[dI5mi:n]
vt.
自贬;降低
to demean oneself by doing sth. dishonorable
为了做某件不名誉的事而贬低了身份

现代英汉综合大辞典

demean
[di5mi:n]
vt.
[古]

(1)

行为, 表现, 举止

(2)

降低(身分), 损坏(人品)

习惯用语

demean oneself well
表现好[不好]

demean oneself ill
表现好[不好]

demean oneself
降低身分去做某事

demean oneself to do sth.
降低身分去做某事

美国传统词典

demean
de.mean 1
AHD:[d1-m?n“]
D.J.[di6mi8n]
K.K.[d!6min]
v.tr.
de.meaned, de.mean.ing, de.means
To conduct or behave (oneself) in a particular manner:
demeaned themselves well in class.

语源

(1)

Middle English demeinen [to govern]

(2)

from Old French demener

(3)

de- [de-]

(4)

mener [to conduct] from Latin min3e [to drive (animals)] from min3o} [to threaten] from minae [threats] * see men- 2

基本词义

demean
de.mean 2
AHD:[d1-m?n“]
D.J.[di6mi8n]
K.K.[d!6min]
v.tr.
de.meaned, de.mean.ing, de.means

(1)

To debase, as in dignity or social standing:
professionals who feel demeaned by unskilled work.

(2)

To humble (oneself).See Synonyms at degrade

语源

(1)

de-

(2)

mean 2

继承用法

demeaningly
adv.

英汉心理学大词典

demean
行为

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