Definition of Humiliation

1. Noun. State of disgrace or loss of self-respect.

Generic synonyms: Disgrace, Ignominy, Shame
Specialized synonyms: Abasement, Abjection, Degradation
Derivative terms: Humiliate

2. Noun. Strong feelings of embarrassment.
Exact synonyms: Chagrin, Mortification
Generic synonyms: Embarrassment
Derivative terms: Chagrin, Humiliate, Mortify

3. Noun. An instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect. "He had to undergo one humiliation after another"
Exact synonyms: Mortification
Generic synonyms: Case, Example, Instance
Derivative terms: Humiliate, Mortify

4. Noun. Depriving one of self-esteem.
Exact synonyms: Abasement
Generic synonyms: Debasement, Degradation
Specialized synonyms: Comedown
Derivative terms: Abase, Humiliate

Definition of Humiliation

1. n. The act of humiliating or humbling; abasement of pride; mortification.

Definition of Humiliation

1. Noun. The act of humiliating or humbling someone; abasement of pride; mortification. ¹

2. Noun. The state of being humiliated, humbled or reduced to lowliness or submission. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Humiliation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humiliation

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Literary usage of Humiliation

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1. The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life by Jonathan Edwards, David Brainerd (1829)
"Gracious affections are attended with evangelical humiliation. Evangelical humiliation is a sense that a Christian has of his own utter insufficiency, ..."

2. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards (1808)
"That during the time of Christ's humiliation, from his incarnation to his resurrection, the purchase of redemption was made. Though there were many things ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"JESUS CHRIST, TWOFOLD STATE OF: The doctrine dealing with the humiliation and exaltation of Christ. Christian faith has always spoken of a humiliation and ..."

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