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Synonyms for humiliation
hyuˌmɪl iˈeɪ ʃən; often yu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. humiliation(noun)

    state of disgrace or loss of self-respect

    Synonyms:
    mortification, chagrin, abasement

  2. chagrin, humiliation, mortification(noun)

    strong feelings of embarrassment

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

  3. humiliation, mortification(noun)

    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, abasement(noun)

    depriving one of self-esteem

    Synonyms:
    degradation, mortification, chagrin, abasement, abjection

Wiktionary

  1. humiliation(noun)

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

  2. humiliation(noun)

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

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

  3. humiliation(noun)

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

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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. humiliation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    condescension, resignation, submission

  2. humiliation(n.)

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

  3. humiliation(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. humiliation(n)

    Synonyms:
    abasement, mortification, degradation, ignominy, humbleness, meekness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    humiliations, indignity, debasement, indignities, insult, shaming

How to pronounce humiliation?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say humiliation in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#7453confusion
#8184shame
#11185degradation
#12132humiliation
#15535disappointment
#17766insult
#22939necrosis
#23170embarrassment
#33345dismay
#44943chagrin
#58424humbling
#59800dishonor
#67228mortification
#75926gangrene
#94076indignity
#94419shaming
#100265vexation
#126162indignities
#128198humiliations
#130304abasement
#151878debasement
#298354abjection

How to use humiliation in a sentence?

  1. Angela Holguin:

    We can't figure out what we're being punished for, because this is too much humiliation.

  2. 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.

  3. Monica Lewinsky:

    Public humiliation as a blood sport has to stop, we need to return to a long-held value of compassion and empathy.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Salary and Slavery rhyme with each other and the prime thing often witnessed in the private sector company; the bluffers, credit snatchers and duffers enjoy their life a lot whereas an intelligent and diligent suffers the harassment or humiliation the most.

  5. Unknown:

    Employment in the private sector company largely means slavery, poor salary, no job security, no appreciation, exploitation, harassment ,humiliation, eventually to be thrown out of the organization for no valid reason.


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