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HUMILIATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does humiliation mean? 

HUMILIATION (noun)
  The noun HUMILIATION has 4 senses:

1. state of disgrace or loss of self-respect
2. strong feelings of embarrassment
3. an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect
4. depriving one of self-esteem

  Familiarity information: HUMILIATION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


HUMILIATION (noun)


Sense 1humiliation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

State of disgrace or loss of self-respect

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("humiliation" is a kind of...):

disgrace; ignominy; shame (a state of dishonor)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "humiliation"):

abasement; abjection; degradation (a low or downcast state)


Sense 2humiliation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Strong feelings of embarrassment

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

chagrin; mortification; humiliation

Hypernyms ("humiliation" is a kind of...):

embarrassment (the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public)


Sense 3humiliation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

humiliation; mortification

Context example:

he had to undergo one humiliation after another

Hypernyms ("humiliation" is a kind of...):

case; example; instance (an occurrence of something)


Sense 4humiliation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Depriving one of self-esteem

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

abasement; humiliation

Hypernyms ("humiliation" is a kind of...):

debasement; degradation (changing to a lower state (a less respected state))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "humiliation"):

comedown (decline to a lower status or level)


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