the negative images we project of ourselves where we think we are less able than we really are. To degrade one's self. This can be done either independently or by comparing with others.

SELF-DEGRADING: "Joe was always self-degrading himself by saying he couldn't possibly do that he was too dumb."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SELF-DEGRADING," in, April 13, 2013, (accessed May 18, 2021).