HyperDic: humiliate

English > 1 sense of the word humiliate:
VERBemotionhumiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abasecause to feel shame
humiliate > pronunciation
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English > humiliate: 1 sense > verb 1, emotion
MeaningCause to feel shame; hurt the pride of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot humiliate Sue
Example"He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
Synonymsmortify, chagrin, humble, abase
Narrowercrush, smashhumiliate or depress completely
take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put downReduce in worth or character, usually verbally
Broaderhurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spitehurt the feelings of
Spanishapocar, degradar, despreciar, humillar, mortificar
Catalanapocar, humiliar, menysprear, mortificar
Nounshumiliationdepriving one of self-esteem
humiliationan instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect
humiliationstrong feelings of embarrassment
humiliationstate of disgrace or loss of self-respect

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