Definition of humiliate in English:
- They stripped him of his dignity and tried humiliating him by showing him throughout the world.
- If I'm out in public with a woman who is doing her best to embarrass or humiliate me, I'll walk away.
- I've known my friend for a long time, but she humiliates me in front of my other friends.
Mid 16th century (in the sense 'bring low'; earlier (late Middle English) as humiliation): from late Latin humiliat- 'made humble', from the verb humiliare, from humilis (see humble). The current sense dates from the mid 18th century.
Words that rhyme with humiliateaffiliate, ciliate, conciliate
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