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humiliate

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hu·mil·i·ate  (hy-ml-t)
tr.v. hu·mil·i·at·ed, hu·mil·i·at·ing, hu·mil·i·ates
To lower the pride, dignity, or self-respect of. See Synonyms at degrade.

[Late Latin humilire, humilit-, to humble, from humilis, humble; see humble.]

humiliate (hjuːˈmɪlɪˌeɪt)
vb
1. (tr) to lower or hurt the dignity or pride of
[C16: from Late Latin humiliāre, from Latin humilishumble]
huˈmiliˌated adj huˈmiliˌating adj huˈmiliˌatingly adv huˌmiliˈation n humiliative adj huˈmiliˌator n huˈmiliatory adj
hu•mil•i•ate (hyuˈmɪl iˌeɪt; often yu-)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to cause (a person) a painful loss of pride, self-respect, or dignity; mortify; abase.
[1525–35; < Late Latin humiliātus, past participle of humiliāre to humble, derivative of Latin humilis humble]
hu•mil′i•at`ing•ly, adv.
hu•mil′i•a`tor, n.
hu•mil′i•a•to`ry (-i əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.
syn: See humble.

humiliate
Past participle: humiliated
Gerund: humiliating

Imperative
humiliate
humiliate
Present
I humiliate
you humiliate
he/she/it humiliates
we humiliate
you humiliate
they humiliate
Preterite
I humiliated
you humiliated
he/she/it humiliated
we humiliated
you humiliated
they humiliated
Present Continuous
I am humiliating
you are humiliating
he/she/it is humiliating
we are humiliating
you are humiliating
they are humiliating
Present Perfect
I have humiliated
you have humiliated
he/she/it has humiliated
we have humiliated
you have humiliated
they have humiliated
Past Continuous
I was humiliating
you were humiliating
he/she/it was humiliating
we were humiliating
you were humiliating
they were humiliating
Past Perfect
I had humiliated
you had humiliated
he/she/it had humiliated
we had humiliated
you had humiliated
they had humiliated
Future
I will humiliate
you will humiliate
he/she/it will humiliate
we will humiliate
you will humiliate
they will humiliate
Future Perfect
I will have humiliated
you will have humiliated
he/she/it will have humiliated
we will have humiliated
you will have humiliated
they will have humiliated
Future Continuous
I will be humiliating
you will be humiliating
he/she/it will be humiliating
we will be humiliating
you will be humiliating
they will be humiliating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been humiliating
you have been humiliating
he/she/it has been humiliating
we have been humiliating
you have been humiliating
they have been humiliating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been humiliating
you will have been humiliating
he/she/it will have been humiliating
we will have been humiliating
you will have been humiliating
they will have been humiliating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been humiliating
you had been humiliating
he/she/it had been humiliating
we had been humiliating
you had been humiliating
they had been humiliating
Conditional
I would humiliate
you would humiliate
he/she/it would humiliate
we would humiliate
you would humiliate
they would humiliate
Past Conditional
I would have humiliated
you would have humiliated
he/she/it would have humiliated
we would have humiliated
you would have humiliated
they would have humiliated
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Verb1.humiliate - cause to feel shamehumiliate - cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
spite, wound, bruise, injure, offend, hurt - hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"
demolish, smash, crush - humiliate or depress completely; "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her"
demean, disgrace, degrade, take down, put down - reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"

humiliate
verb embarrass, shame, humble, crush, disgrace, put down, subdue, degrade, chagrin, chasten, mortify, debase, discomfit, bring low, put (someone) in their place, take the wind out of someone's sails, abase, take down a peg (informal), abash, make (someone) eat humble pie His teacher continually humiliates him in maths lessons.
honour, elevate, magnify, make proud
Translations
humiliate [hjuːˈmɪlɪeɪt] VThumillar

humiliate [hjuːˈmɪlieɪt] vthumilier

humiliate
vtdemütigen, erniedrigen; to humiliate oneselfsich beschämen

humiliate [hjuːˈmɪlɪˌeɪt] vtumiliare

humiliate (hjuˈmilieit) verb
to make (someone) feel ashamed. He was humiliated to find that his girlfriend could run faster than he could.
huˈmiliating adjective
huˌmiliˈation noun


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