1. humiliating

adjective. ['hjuːˈmɪliːˌeɪtɪŋ'] causing awareness of your shortcomings.


  • undignified
  • mortifying
  • demeaning


  • elegant
  • composed
  • pleasant
  • courtly

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Words that Rhyme with Humiliating

  • affiliating

Example sentences of the word humiliating

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
This might be his way of humiliating you for a real or perceived slight.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A single incident, no matter how humiliating or upsetting, might not legally constitute harassment.

3. Adjective
I can’t think of a more humiliating way to get hurt!

Quotes containing the word humiliating

1. The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

2. Gym should be illegal. It's humiliating.
- Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak