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demean (verb), demeans; demeaned; demeaning
To cause a person or something to seem less important or less worthy of respect: The political candidate was careful not to demean her opponent; instead, she chose to show at least some respect for him.

The casual reaction of some of the members of the project demeans the hard work that the group had done.

To lower or to humble oneself.
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To degrade, to lower, to debase, or to humble oneself. (1)