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Synonyms for humiliation
hyuˌmɪl iˈeɪ ʃən; often yu-hu·mil·i·a·tion

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Wiktionary4.0 / 1 vote

  1. humiliationnoun

    embarrassment, humbling, abasement, dishonor, shame, shaming

  2. humiliationnoun

    The act of humiliating or humbling someone; abasement of pride; mortification.

    abasement, shame, embarrassment, dishonor, shaming, humbling

  3. humiliationnoun

    The state of being humiliated, humbled or reduced to lowliness or submission.

    humbling, shaming, dishonor, embarrassment, abasement, shame

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. humiliation

    Chagrin unites disappointment with some degree of humiliation. A rainy day may bring disappointment; needless failure in some enterprise brings chagrin. Shame involves the consciousness of fault, guilt, or impropriety; chagrin of failure of judgment, or harm to reputation. A consciousness that one has displayed his own ignorance will cause him mortification, however worthy his intent; if there was a design to deceive, the exposure will cover him with shame.

    chagrin, confusion, disappointment, discomposure, dismay, mortification, shame, vexation

    delight, exultation, glory, rejoicing, triumph

    He felt deep chagrin at (because of, on account of) failure.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. humiliationnoun

    state of disgrace or loss of self-respect

    mortification, chagrin, abasement

  2. chagrin, humiliation, mortificationnoun

    strong feelings of embarrassment

    sphacelus, gangrene, mortification, chagrin, abasement, necrosis

  3. humiliation, mortificationnoun

    an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect

    "he had to undergo one humiliation after another"

    sphacelus, gangrene, mortification, chagrin, abasement, necrosis

  4. humiliation, abasementnoun

    depriving one of self-esteem

    degradation, mortification, chagrin, abasement, abjection

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. humiliationnoun

    condescension, resignation, submission

  2. humiliationnoun

    humility, meekness, humbleness, lowliness, lowness, submissiveness

  3. humiliationnoun

    abasement, self-abasement, self-denial, mortification

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. humiliationnoun

    abasement, mortification, degradation, ignominy, humbleness, meekness

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "humiliation":

    humiliations, indignity, debasement, indignities, insult, shaming

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  1. Steve Helber:

    In Mr. Depp’s world, you don't leave Mr. Depp, and if you do, he will start a campaign of global humiliation against you.

  2. Anand Bhala:

    Private corporation is like a slaughter house where the humanity is butchered every day and night in the form of humiliation and atrocity on employees. The more the organization is exposed, the more it increases harassment.

  3. Sepp Blatter:

    You will agree with me these are unprecedented and difficult times for FIFA, the events of yesterday have cast a long shadow over football and over this week's congress. Actions of individuals, if proven, bring shame and humiliation on football and demand action and change from us all.

  4. Paul Hokemeyer:

    Patients who suffer from sexual addictions enter treatment paralyzed by shame and humiliation. They describe themselves as “evil” and “defective.” They desperately want to be liberated from the crush of their destructive behavior, but can’t get out from under it’s demoralizing weight

  5. Terry Crews:

    This is how toxic masculinity permeates culture, as I shared my story, I was told over and over that this was not abuse. This was just a joke. This was just horseplay. But I can say one man’s horseplay is another man’s humiliation. And I chose to tell my story and share my experience to stand in solidarity with millions of other survivors around the world. That I know how hard it is to come forward, I know the shame associated with the assault. It happened to me.

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