- Word Combinations (verb), Word Explorer
|part of speech:
||humiliated, humiliates, humiliating
||to cause (someone) to lose pride or feel disgraced; embarrass; mortify.
His punishment in front of the other students humiliated the boy.The soldiers harassed the man's wife not only for their pleasure but to humiliate him.
- embarrass, mortify
- similar words:
- abash, burn, chagrin, crush, disgrace, dishonor, humble, put to shame, shame
||affront, bow, degrade, demean, deprecate, depreciate, insult, offend, patronize, spite, wither
||humiliatingly (adv.), humiliator (n.)