What does humiliate mean?

Definitions for humiliate
hyuˈmɪl iˌeɪt; often yu-hu·mil·i·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abase(verb)

    cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

    "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"


  1. humiliate(Verb)

    To injure a person's dignity and self-respect.

  2. Origin: From humiliatus, past participle of humiliare, from humilis, from humus; see humble.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Humiliate(verb)

    to reduce to a lower position in one's own eyes, or in the eyes of others; to humble; to mortify

  2. Origin: [L. humiliatus, p. p. of humiliare. See Humble.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Humiliate

    hū-mil′i-āt, v.t. to make humble: to depress: to lower in condition.—adjs. Humil′iant, humiliating; Humil′iāting, humbling, mortifying.—n. Humiliā′tion, the act of humiliating: abasement: mortification. [L. humiliāre, -ātum.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of humiliate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of humiliate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of humiliate in a Sentence

  1. Hassan Hassan:

    It was a chance to humiliate not only Jordan but the international community fighting against it.

  2. Dimitrios Papadimoulis:

    What is at play here is an attempt to humiliate Greece and Greeks, or to overthrow the Tsipras government.

  3. Vladimir Putin:

    They do not want to humiliate us, they want to subdue us, solve their problems at our expense, No one in history ever managed to achieve this with Russia, and no one ever will.

  4. Abbas Shumann:

    It is not permitted to kill and also it is not permitted to humiliate a billion Muslims, i don't insult the religion of other people, and I don't want others to insult my religion.

  5. RJ intindola:

    Do not humiliate, disrespect and speak with a soft tongue when holding your ground. To be loud, rude and obnoxious will negate the argument and advantage. And truth is always mandatory.

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