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abaissement

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French

Etymology

From abaisser

Noun

abaissement m. (plural abaissements)

  1. Action of moving or pushing something in a downward direction.
  2. State resulting from having moved down.
  3. Action of lowering a value.
  4. Action of lowering oneself morally.
  5. (dated) State of something or someone which has lost all pride.
  6. (archaic) Action of rendering or becoming less powerful.

Norwegian

Etymology

From French abaissement

Noun

abaissement

  1. reduction

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