humiliate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to reduce the pride, self-esteem, or self-respect of. See Synonyms at degrade.
    • to cut back to less place in one's own eyes, or perhaps in the eyes of others; to cause a loss of pride or dignity; to simple; to mortify.
  • verb:
    • To injure your self-esteem and self-respect.
    • cause to feel pity; harm the pleasure of
  • others:
    • resulting in becoming or appear lower or maybe more humble; depress; especially, to abase in estimation; susceptible to shame or disgrace; mortify: because, to humiliate a person's self by a confession; to humiliate a boaster.
    • Synonyms Debase, Degrade, an such like. (identify abase); mortify, shame, put to shame, pay, dishonor.

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