Definition of abaisance in English:

abaisance

noun

rare
  • An act expressing deference or respect, usually a bending forwards of the body; a bow.

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in Ordinances Chivalry. From Middle French abessance, abesance abasement, humility from abaissant, present participle of abaisser to lower, humiliate: see -ance.

Pronunciation:

abaisance

/əˈbeɪ(ɪ)sns/