Definition of humiliation in English:
The action of humiliating someone or the state of being humiliated: they suffered the humiliation of losing in the opening round he fought back tears of humiliation [count noun]: the conference decision was a humiliation for the union’s executive
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- He said she had brought shame and humiliation on herself and had besmirched her good name.
- The ones who were subjected to insults and humiliations hung their heads down in shame.
- Anything less than three years would seem a disappointment, and to go now would be a humiliation.
embarrassment, mortification, shame, indignity, ignominy, disgrace, dishonour, discomfiture, degradation, discredit, obloquy, opprobrium, loss of pride, loss of face;
affront, insult, rebuff, snub, put-down, blow to one's pride, slap in the face, smack in the face, kick in the teeth
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