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  • Her relations with Stepan Arkadyevitch after their reconciliation had become humiliating.
  • He’s good-hearted, but he’s proud, and now he’s so humiliated.
  • Kitty knew that the words she had uttered in anger about her husband’s infidelity and her humiliating position had cut her poor sister to the heart, but that she had forgiven her.
  • And I tell you—I did make an offer and was rejected, and Katerina Alexandrovna is nothing now to me but a painful and humiliating reminiscence.
  • However often he told himself that he was in no wise to blame in it, that recollection, like other humiliating reminiscences of a similar kind, made him twinge and blush.
  • She felt so sinful, so guilty, that nothing was left her but to humiliate herself and beg forgiveness; and as now there was no one in her life but him, to him she addressed her prayer for forgiveness.
  • I consider jealousy, as you know, a humiliating and degrading feeling, and I shall never allow myself to be influenced by it; but there are certain rules of decorum which cannot be disregarded with impunity.
  • They don’t know how at every step he’s humiliated me, and been just as pleased with himself.
  • She is oppressed, humiliated by the consciousness of her disabilities.
  • If that’s mine, I feel so exalted, so strong, that nothing can be humiliating to me.
  • How could a woman of any intelligence, of any delicacy, put her sister in such a humiliating position!
  • "One must get out of the humiliating position in which one is placed; one can’t live a trois."
  • If I could take from off you all these petty, humiliating cares….
  • He felt disgraced, humiliated, guilty, and deprived of all possibility of washing away his humiliation.
  • Most terrible of all had been his ludicrous, shameful position when Alexey Alexandrovitch had pulled his hands away from his humiliated face.
  • He recognized all his magnanimity, but he did not now feel himself humiliated by it.
  • But I cannot help feeling humiliated before other people for the position I am placed in.
  • Anna felt humiliated, insulted, but she saw that from her point of view Countess Lidia Ivanovna was right.
  • He would have had his hand chopped off before he would have allowed himself by a word, by a hint, to humiliate her, or even to fall short of the fullest respect a woman could look for.
  • There had been in his past, as in every man’s, actions, recognized by him as bad, for which his conscience ought to have tormented him; but the memory of these evil actions was far from causing him so much suffering as those trivial but humiliating reminiscences.
  • And now when he had learned to know her, to love her as she should be loved, he had been humiliated before her, and had lost her forever, leaving with her nothing of himself but a shameful memory.
  • "And I’m oppressed and humiliated that they won’t engage me at the Foundling," the old prince said again, to the huge delight of Turovtsin, who in his mirth dropped his asparagus with the thick end in the sauce.
  • She had never felt so humiliated as at the moment when, sending for the commissionaire, she heard from him the exact account of how he had waited, and how afterwards he had been told there was no answer.
  • It means that I, hating him, but still recognizing that I have wronged him—and I consider him magnanimous—that I humiliate myself to write to him….
  • Vronsky could not understand exactly what had passed between the Kartasovs and Anna, but he saw that something humiliating for Anna had happened.
  • "It’s humiliating too, of course."
  • Either I receive a humiliating refusal or consent….
  • He was humiliated himself at what he was saying, and that exasperated him all the more.
  • Altogether their honeymoon—that is to say, the month after their wedding—from which from tradition Levin expected so much, was not merely not a time of sweetness, but remained in the memories of both as the bitterest and most humiliating period in their lives.
  • "But tell me one thing: was there in his tone anything unseemly, not nice, humiliatingly horrible?" he said, standing before her again in the same position with his clenched fists on his chest, as he had stood before her that night.
  • "Tell me, isn’t it humiliating to think that a man has disdained your love, that he hasn’t cared for it?
  • The birth of a son (he was certain it would be a son) which was promised him, but which he still could not believe in—so marvelous it seemed—presented itself to his mind, on one hand, as a happiness so immense, and therefore so incredible; on the other, as an event so mysterious, that this assumption of a definite knowledge of what would be, and consequent preparation for it, as for something ordinary that did happen to people, jarred on him as confusing and humiliating.
  • I’m not jealous, but I’m wounded, humiliated that anybody dare think, that anybody dare look at you with eyes like that."

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  • She felt humiliated by his public insults.
  • She’s convinced PE class was invented to humiliate innocent kids.

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