Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective brought low in condition or status; reduced in dignity; humbled; mortified.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of humiliate.
  • adjective deprived of dignity or self-respect

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective subdued or brought low in condition or status
  • adjective made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride

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Examples

  • I give you my word -- not that I'll swear off, that I'll never do -- but I promise you you'll have no further reason to be what you call humiliated, or ashamed.

    The Lost Road

  • I don't watch reality shows either ... like Pari ... watching someone being humiliated is not my idea of entertainment.

    GET REAL

  • My wife does feel … humiliated is way too strong a word …. but there is an element of degradation.

    Think Progress » Ohio Right Wing Spreads Minimum Wage Jobs Myth

  • Let me get this straight — The National Security Advisor to Jimmy Carter during the Islamist Iranian revolution and the hostage crisis, in which innocent Americans were kept prisoner by Islamic militants and the United States was humiliated, is giving advice to Geoge W. Bush on how to handle Iran??????

    Think Progress » Brzezinski: Air Strike on Iran Could ‘Merit the Impeachment of the President’

  • You'll stay and endure his insults because maybe being insulted and publicly humiliated is bad - but it would be even worse to walk away letting him win.

    My God, He's On To Me

  • I misunderstood what Andy was saying, but in responding to what I accused you of (which I thought, perhaps unfairly, your words were suggesting), I notice you didn’t deny it, i.e., that seeing your country beaten and humiliated is your desire.

    Guardian column: Secrets « BuzzMachine

  • HILSUM: But you are showing Arabs being humiliated, which is a tremendously potent thing.

    CNN Transcript Feb 18, 2006

  • The rogue manager, shockingly, defended his actions, suggesting that the servers were "prima donnas" who needed to be humbled, which is to say humiliated, to make them more pliant employees.

    Forbes.com: News

  • The rogue manager, shockingly, defended his actions, suggesting that the servers were "prima donnas" who needed to be humbled, which is to say humiliated, to make them more pliant employees.

    Forbes.com: News

  • The rogue manager, shockingly, defended his actions, suggesting that the servers were "prima donnas" who needed to be humbled, which is to say humiliated, to make them more pliant employees.

    Forbes.com: News

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