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doormat

noun [C] (PERSON)    /ˈdɔː.mæt/ US  /ˈdɔːr-/ informal disapproving
a person who accepts being treated badly and does not complain: He may be selfish and insensitive, but she is a bit of a doormat.Treating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressive
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