What is another word for self-humiliation?

Pronunciation: [sˈɛlfhjˌuːmɪlɪˈe͡ɪʃən] (IPA)

Self-humiliation refers to the act of belittling or degrading oneself. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to describe this behavior. Self-abnegation, self-deprecation, self-effacement, self-flagellation, self-demeaning are some synonyms that can be used to refer to self-humiliation. Self-abnegation specifically refers to the renunciation of one's own interests and needs. Self-deprecation is the act of expressing disapproval or contempt for oneself. Self-effacement refers to the act of making oneself less noticeable or withdrawing from attention. Self-flagellation involves punishing oneself physically or emotionally for perceived mistakes or faults. Self-demeaning refers to the act of lowering one's own dignity or worth. All of these synonyms describe the same behavior of self-humiliation in various ways.

What are the hypernyms for Self-humiliation?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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