What is another word for humiliation?

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

This thesaurus page includes all potential synonyms, words with the same meaning and similar terms for the word humiliation.

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

How to pronounce humiliation?

How to say humiliation in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency


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.

Translations for humiliation

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for humiliation »


Find a translation for the humiliation synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)


Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


"humiliation." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 24 Jul 2024. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/humiliation>.

Discuss these humiliation synonyms with the community:


    Are we missing a good synonym for humiliation?

    Image or illustration of


    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Synonyms.com


    Are you a human thesaurus?

    Which of these is a synonym of big?
    A grand
    B hilarious
    C frightening
    D tiny

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for humiliation: