humiliating


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hu·mil·i·ate

 (hyo͞o-mĭl′ē-āt′)
tr.v. hu·mil·i·at·ed, hu·mil·i·at·ing, hu·mil·i·ates
To cause (someone) to feel a loss of pride, dignity, or self-respect: humiliated him with a contemptuous refusal.

[Late Latin humiliāre, humiliāt-, to humble, from humilis, humble; see humble.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.humiliating - causing awareness of your shortcomings; "golf is a humbling game"
undignified - lacking dignity

humiliating

adjective embarrassing, shaming, humbling, mortifying, crushing, disgracing, degrading, ignominious, toe-curling (slang), cringe-making (Brit. informal), cringeworthy (Brit. informal) The Conservatives have suffered a humiliating defeat.
Translations
مُذِلّ، مُخْزٍ
ponižující
niîurlægjandi
ponižujoč
aşağılayıcıküçük düşürücü

humiliating

[hjuːˈmɪlɪeɪtɪŋ] ADJhumillante, vergonzoso

humiliating

[hjuːˈmɪlieɪtɪŋ] adj (= crushing) [defeat, experience] → humiliant(e)

humiliating

adj defeat, experiencedemütigend; blow, conditionsbeschämend

humiliating

[hjuːˈmɪlɪˌeɪtɪŋ] adjumiliante

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
References in classic literature ?
You know on what I ground my hope, and it is certainly a good foundation, for school must be very humiliating to a girl of Frederica's age.
Never have I been in so humiliating a position in my life, and only my love for Dejah Thoris and the hope which still clung to me that I might again see her kept me from rising to face the goddess of the First Born and go down to my death like a gentleman, facing my foes and with their blood mingling with mine.
Do not think that I humiliate myself by writing thus to you, or that I belong to that class of people who take a satisfaction in humiliating themselves--from pride.
Though he dreaded humiliation more than anything in the world, he hugged himself for two or three days at the thought of the agonising joy of humiliating himself to the Glory of God.
The countess was upset by her friend's sorrow and humiliating poverty, and was therefore out of sorts, a state of mind which with her always found expression in calling her maid "my dear" and speaking to her with exaggerated politeness.
And what is most humiliating of all, to blame for no fault of my own but, so to say, through the laws of nature.
Akram took to Twitter to share the humiliating experience, said it made him feel embarrassed.
The nongovernmental organization Save the Children Philippines has asked lawmakers for the immediate crafting and passage of a measure prohibiting physical and humiliating punishment on children as it condemned the abuse of an 8-year-old girl in Pagadian City, who was made to kneel on live embers for a perceived misdeed.
A TERMINALLY ill grandfather is demanding the Government stops forcing motor neurone disease sufferers through the "humiliating and devastating process" of having to reapply for their benefits.
Summary: Guwahati (Assam) [India], May 27 (ANI): Congress leader Ripun Bora submitted his resignation to Congress president Rahul Gandhi from the post of president of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee after the "humiliating defeat" of the party in the recently held Lok Sabha elections.
The measure sought to promote "positive and non-violent discipline" and to protect children from physical, humiliating or degrading acts as a form of punishment.
Lahore -- A woman lodged complain against the unknown men for assaulting, humiliating and threatening in the broad day light.