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humiliating

Saltos de línea: hu¦mili|at¦ing
Pronunciación: /hjʊˈmɪlɪeɪtɪŋ
 
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Definición de humiliating en inglés:

adjetivo

Making someone feel ashamed and foolish by injuring their dignity and pride: a humiliating defeat
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Soon they were joined by many soldiers who judged the agreement humiliating.
  • The Opium War, also called the Anglo-Chinese War, was the most humiliating defeat China ever suffered.
  • He was trapped, there was no way the commitments could be reduced without humiliating admissions of defeat.

Derivados

humiliatingly

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adverbio
Example sentences
  • The fact is that executing people, unless you do it publicly, horribly and humiliatingly, has no deterrent effect.
  • A notice to this effect was humiliatingly nailed to the door of one of Brighton's principal churches.
  • He's been a drug addict and a vagrant, and was once humiliatingly pursued by police over an unpaid cafe bill.

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