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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. voluntary self-punishment in order to atone for some wrongdoing;
[syn: penance, self-mortification, self-abasement]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Self-abasement \Self`-a*base"ment\, n. 1. Degradation of one's self by one's own act. [1913 Webster] 2. Humiliation or abasement proceeding from consciousness of inferiority, guilt, or shame. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

self-abasement n 1: voluntary self-punishment in order to atone for some wrongdoing [syn: penance, self-mortification, self- abasement]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

44 Moby Thesaurus words for "self-abasement": abasement, altruism, comedown, commitment, consecration, debasement, dedication, deflation, descent, devotion, disgrace, disinterest, disinterestedness, dump, embarrassment, hangdog look, humbled pride, humiliation, humility, letdown, modesty, mortification, put-down, sacrifice, self-abnegation, self-denial, self-devotion, self-diminishment, self-effacement, self-forgetfulness, self-immolation, self-neglect, self-neglectfulness, self-renouncement, self-sacrifice, self-subjection, selflessness, setdown, shame, shamefacedness, shamefastness, unacquisitiveness, unpossessiveness, unselfishness