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Synonyms for humiliate
hyuˈmɪl iˌeɪt; often yu-hu·mil·i·ate

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  1. humiliateverb

    Synonyms:
    humble, disgrace, debase, shame

  2. humiliateverb

    To injure a person's dignity and self-respect.

    Synonyms:
    humble, shame, debase, disgrace

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. humiliate

    Abase refers only to outward conditions. "Exalt him that is low, and abase him that is high." Ezek. xxi, 26. Debase applies to quality or character. The coinage is debased by excess of alloy, the man by vice. Humble in present use refers chiefly to feeling of heart; humiliate to outward conditions; even when one is said to humble himself, he either has or affects to have humility of heart. To disgrace may be to bring or inflict odium upon others, but the word is chiefly and increasingly applied to such moral odium as one by his own acts brings upon himself; the noun disgrace retains more of the passive sense than the verb; he disgraced himself by his conduct; he brought disgrace upon his family. To dishonor a person is to deprive him of honor that should or might be given. To discredit one is to injure his reputation, as for veracity or solvency. A sense of unworthiness humbles; a shameful insult humiliates; imprisonment for crime disgraces. Degrade may refer to either station or character. An officer is degraded by being reduced to the ranks, disgraced by cowardice; vile practises degrade; drunkenness is a degrading vice. Misfortune or injustice may abase the good; nothing but their own ill-doing can debase or disgrace them.

    Synonyms:
    abase, bring low, cast down, debase, degrade, depress, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, humble, lower, reduce, sink

    Antonyms:
    advance, aggrandize, dignify, elevate, exalt, honor, promote, raise, uplift

Princeton's WordNet

  1. humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abaseverb

    cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

    "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"

    Synonyms:
    subdue, gangrene, chagrin, necrose, crucify, mortify, sphacelate, humble, abase

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. humiliateverb

    Synonyms:
    humble, mortify, shame, abash, SNUB, put to shame, put down

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. humiliateverb

    Synonyms:
    humble, mortify, abash, disgrace, degrade

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "humiliate":

    humiliating, humiliated, embarrass, degrade

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How to use humiliate in a sentence?

  1. Hassan Hassan:

    It was a chance to humiliate not only Jordan but the international community fighting against it.

  2. Matthew Pottinger:

    So, the Party now compiles dossiers on millions of foreign citizens around the world, using the material that it gathers to influence, target, intimidate, reward, blackmail, flatter, humiliate, and ultimately divide and conquer.

  3. Dimitrios Papadimoulis:

    What is at play here is an attempt to humiliate Greece and Greeks, or to overthrow the Tsipras government.

  4. RJ intindola:

    Do not humiliate, disrespect or embarrass; always speak with a soft tongue when holding your ground. To be loud, rude and obnoxious will negate the argument and advantage. And truth is always mandatory.

  5. Paul Hokemeyer:

    The key to working through these (relationship) differences is focusing on that which you love, and putting boundaries around that which you don’t. You’ll also need to avoid the temptation to demean and humiliate your mate for their beliefs. It will take practice and incredible self-regulation, but success in these areas will greatly enhance the quality of your relationship.


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