The act of humiliating or humbling someone; abasement of pride; mortification.
The state of being humiliated, humbled or reduced to lowliness or submission.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
He felt deep chagrin at (because of, on account of) failure.
state of disgrace or loss of self-respect
chagrin, humiliation, mortificationnoun
strong feelings of embarrassment
an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect
"he had to undergo one humiliation after another"
depriving one of self-esteem
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These are the things that the politicians have given us : fear, stress, humiliation, frustration and anger, and that's why I believe this act had such an impact, i believe that anyone would have done the same, if they wanted to call themselves humans.
It's kind of a sad way I got there though, being shamed into it, what else is it when you have two boyfriends in one year and everyone's calling you boy crazy, making jokes about you at awards shows? That's public humiliation. And I don't think its fair.
Longer the time duration of the job interview process and its rounds, higher the humiliation of the job aspirants by the organization and bigger the intention of selection of the foolish candidates for the vacant position.
Latent in every man is a venom of amazing bitterness, a black resentment; something that curses and loathes life, a feeling of being trapped, of having trusted and been fooled, of being the helpless prey of impotent rage, blind surrender, the victim of a savage, ruthless power that gives and takes away, enlists a man, and crowning injury inflicts upon him the humiliation of feeling sorry for himself.
All the world wondered as they witnessed ... a people lift themselves from humiliation to the greatest pride.
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- Erniedrigung, DemütigungGerman
- uirísliú, náiriú, bochtaineachtIrish
- 屈辱, 汚辱Japanese
- audmjukingNorwegian Nynorsk
- înjosire, umilire, rușineRomanian
- понижавање, понижeњеSerbo-Croatian
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