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Definition of Beneath

Beneath

  1. Lower in place, with something directly over or on; under; underneath; hence, at the foot of.
  2. Under, in relation to something that is superior, or that oppresses or burdens.
  3. Lower in rank, dignity, or excellence than; as, brutes are beneath man; man is beneath angels in the scale of beings. Hence: Unworthy of; unbecoming.
  4. In a lower place; underneath.
  5. Below, as opposed to heaven, or to any superior region or position; as, in earth beneath.

Beneath Quotations

The deepest fear we have, 'the fear beneath all fears,' is the fear of not measuring up, the fear of judgment. It's this fear that creates the stress and depression of everyday life.
Tullian Tchividjian

In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
Enid Bagnold

I didn't want to do 'Fashion Police' because I thought, 'This is stupid, this is beneath me, who wants to talk about fashion?' It has taken off. We are the number one show in England on E! Who knew?
Joan Rivers

Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings.
Victor Hugo

We are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being confused with knowledge; quantity is being confused with abundance and wealth with happiness.
Tom Waits
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Beneath Translations

beneath in Afrikaans is onder
beneath in Danish is under
beneath in Dutch is beneden, onder
beneath in Finnish is alla
beneath in German is unten, unter, darunter, Neben
beneath in Italian is abbasso, sotto
beneath in Latin is subter supter
beneath in Norwegian is under
beneath in Portuguese is abaixo de, sob
beneath in Spanish is debajo, so
beneath in Swedish is under