HyperDic: humiliation

English > 4 senses of the word humiliation:
NOUNstatehumiliationstate of disgrace or loss of self-respect
feelinghumiliation, chagrin, mortificationstrong feelings of embarrassment
eventhumiliation, mortificationan instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect
acthumiliation, abasementdepriving one of self-esteem
humiliation > pronunciation
Soundshhyuwmih.liyey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > humiliation: 4 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningstate of disgrace or loss of self-respect.
Narrowerabasement, degradation, abjectionA low or downcast state
Broadershame, disgrace, ignominyA state of dishonor
Spanishhumillación
Catalanhumiliació
Verbshumiliatecause to feel shame
English > humiliation: 4 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningStrong feelings of embarrassment.
Synonymschagrin, mortification
BroaderembarrassmentThe shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public
Spanishdesazón, disgusto, humillación, mortificación, zaherimiento
Catalandisgust, humiliació, pena
Verbshumiliatecause to feel shame
English > humiliation: 4 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningAn instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect.
Example"he had to undergo one humiliation after another"
Synonymmortification
Broadercase, instance, exampleAn occurrence of something
Verbshumiliatecause to feel shame
English > humiliation: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningdepriving one of self-esteem.
Synonymabasement
Narrowercomedowndecline to a lower status or level
Broaderdegradation, debasementchanging to a lower state (a less respected state)
Spanishdegradación, humillación
Catalanhumiliació
Verbshumiliatecause to feel shame

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