from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of humiliating; degradation.
- n. The state of being humiliated or disgraced; shame.
- n. A humiliating condition or circumstance.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of humiliating or humbling someone; abasement of pride; mortification.
- n. The state of being humiliated, humbled or reduced to lowliness or submission.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of humiliating or humbling; abasement of pride; mortification.
- n. The state of being humiliated, humbled, or reduced to lowliness or submission.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of humiliating or humbling, or the state of being humiliated; abasement; mortification.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. depriving one of self-esteem
- n. state of disgrace or loss of self-respect
- n. strong feelings of embarrassment
- n. an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect
_humiliation_, -- a humiliation that would cut him to the very heart!
In addition to the term humiliation, the author also noted that "Pilatus 'fall from the top of the pop world was steeper than any that had ever occurred before."
From Jackie Kennedy to Hillary Clinton to Silda Spitzer, the woman who embodied the word "humiliation" standing by her husband, former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, as he confessed his involvement with a prostitution ring.
In fact, he says he will not agree to what he calls the humiliation of being prosecuting abroad.
In Christ becoming like man is what we call the humiliation of the Incarnation, and in that lies the great secret of redemption and reformation.
Hundreds of Mubarak supporters protested outside the courtroom over what they called "humiliation" of the former leader.
The word "humiliation" is rooted in the Latin word humus, which means "dirt."
III. xii --- Antony in humiliation contingency send a tiny schoolmaster to bargain with Octavius.
Any who wondered how much of a fresh start the administration would seek after its midterm humiliation will want to take note of Ray LaHood's continued presence as Transportation secretary.
I feel so sorry for his wife and family – humiliation is bad enough, but to have to deal with this publically is horrible.