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1. humiliate

verb. ['hjuːˈmɪliːˌeɪt'] cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of.

Synonyms

  • humble
  • demean
  • wound
  • spite
  • smash
  • take down
  • put down
  • abase
  • degrade
  • disgrace
  • bruise
  • demolish
  • injure
  • crush
  • offend
  • mortify
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • immodest
  • conceit
  • superior
  • noble

Etymology

  • humiliatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Humiliate

  • unaffiliate
  • affiliate

How do you pronounce humiliate?

Pronounce humiliate as hjuˈmɪliˌeɪt.

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Sentences with humiliate


1. Verb, base form
Make sure that these stories will not humiliate or otherwise harm the child.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Dominating women frequently humiliate others, especially other women, as a means to elevate their own status.

Quotes about humiliate


1. Today is the sort of day where the sun only comes up to humiliate you.
- Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

2. We are all small-minded people, creeping about the earth grubbing for our own advantage and making the very mistakes for which we want to humiliate our neighbors.
- Helen Simonson, Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

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