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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

    Synonyms:
    embarrassment, humbling, abasement, dishonor, shame, shaming

  2. humiliationnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    abasement, shame, embarrassment, dishonor, shaming, humbling

  3. humiliationnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    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.

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

    Antonyms:
    delight, exultation, glory, rejoicing, triumph

    Preposition:
    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

    Synonyms:
    mortification, chagrin, abasement

  2. chagrin, humiliation, mortificationnoun

    strong feelings of embarrassment

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    sphacelus, gangrene, mortification, chagrin, abasement, necrosis

  4. humiliation, abasementnoun

    depriving one of self-esteem

    Synonyms:
    degradation, mortification, chagrin, abasement, abjection

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. humiliationnoun

    Synonyms:
    condescension, resignation, submission

  2. humiliationnoun

    Synonyms:
    humility, meekness, humbleness, lowliness, lowness, submissiveness

  3. humiliationnoun

    Synonyms:
    abasement, self-abasement, self-denial, mortification

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. humiliationnoun

    Synonyms:
    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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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#23170embarrassment
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#44943chagrin
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#67228mortification
#75926gangrene
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#298354abjection

How to use humiliation in a sentence?

  1. Emily Ratajkowski:

    I pushed my chin forward and shrugged, avoiding eye contact, feeling the heat of humiliation pump through my body, i didn’t react – not really, not like I should have.

  2. Stephen Miller:

    The challenge for a Biden speechwriter is that there’s no historical precedent for this, this was the greatest foreign policy humiliation not only in the history of the United States, but in the history of any major world power.

  3. Rolling Stone:

    We have come to the conclusion that our trust in her was misplaced, we were trying to be sensitive to the unfair shame and humiliation many women feel after a sexual assault and now regret the decision to not contact the alleged assaulters to get their account. We are taking this seriously and apologize to anyone who was affected by the story.

  4. Andrej Danko:

    No human can give so much love to a human as a human can give only to a human. But no another human can spread so much evil, humiliation and instults to another, it's only given to us humans.

  5. Angela Holguin:

    All the money I had in the bank, I put into my house to be able to live decently, but now I live worse than a dog, we can't figure out what we're being punished for, because this is too much humiliation.


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