Synonyms for humiliation

Grammar : Noun
Spell : hyoo-mil-ee-ey-shuhn or, often, yoo-
Phonetic Transcription : hyuˌmɪl iˈeɪ ʃən or, often, yu-

Top 10 synonyms for humiliation Other synonyms for the word humiliation

Définition of humiliation

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Late Latin humiliationem (nominative humiliatio) "humbling, humiliation," noun of action from past participle stem of humiliare "to humble," from humilis "humble" (see humble).
  • noun embarrassment
Example sentences :
  • This request he intended to refuse, and enjoyed in advance the humiliation of young Rushton.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • There is no parallel in history to the humiliation they have patiently borne.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • His strongest feeling just then was one of self-reproach, mingled with humiliation.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • The first comer utters his complaint of humiliation before him.
  • Extract from : « The Babylonian Legends of the Creation » by British Museum
  • So that's what you meant when you hinted that I could spare her humiliation!
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
  • No one else ever beheld him in the details of his humiliation.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • I have not the courage to ask to be forgotten by you in my humiliation; but I ask to be remembered only as I am.'
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • And there he had it still in his possession, an eternal monument to his pride and my humiliation.
  • Extract from : « The Tenant of Wildfell Hall » by Anne Bronte
  • Do we realize, for instance, that the way of teaching humility is generally by humiliation?
  • Extract from : « Pax Vobiscum » by Henry Drummond
  • The humiliation of it ate into his soul; and the tooth was sharpened by his own misdeeds.
  • Extract from : « Southern Lights and Shadows » by Various

Antonyms for humiliation

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