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Definitions and Synonyms of humiliation | Another word for humiliation | What is humiliation?

Definition 1: depriving one of self-esteem - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for humiliation in the sense of this definition

(humiliation is a kind of ...) changing to a lower state (a less respected state)

(... is a kind of humiliation ) decline to a lower status or level

Definition 2: an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect - [noun denoting event]

Samples where humiliation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he had to undergo one humiliation after another

Synonyms for humiliation in the sense of this definition

(humiliation is a kind of ...) an occurrence of something

"it was a case of bad judgment" "another instance occurred yesterday" "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"

Definition 3: strong feelings of embarrassment - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for humiliation in the sense of this definition

(humiliation is a kind of ...) the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public

Definition 4: state of disgrace or loss of self-respect - [noun denoting state]

(humiliation is a kind of ...) a state of dishonor

"one mistake brought shame to all his family" "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison"

(... is a kind of humiliation ) a low or downcast state

"each confession brought her into an attitude of abasement"

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