Associations to the word «Humiliation»


HUMILIATION, noun. The act of humiliating or humbling someone; abasement of pride; mortification.
HUMILIATION, noun. The state of being humiliated, humbled or reduced to lowliness or submission.

Dictionary definition

HUMILIATION, noun. State of disgrace or loss of self-respect.
HUMILIATION, noun. Strong feelings of embarrassment.
HUMILIATION, noun. An instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect; "he had to undergo one humiliation after another".
HUMILIATION, noun. Depriving one of self-esteem.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke