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Definition extremely embarrass (decrease dignity, self-respect, or pride — especially in front of others)
  • She felt humiliated by his public insults.
humiliated = extremely embarrassed (feeling decreased dignity)
  • He humiliated his colleague by criticizing him in front of the boss
  • She's convinced PE class was invented to humiliate innocent kids.
  • humiliate = extremely embarrass
  • One has to completely humiliate oneself to be what the Beatles were...
    John Lennon
  • The team was humiliated by the 55 to 3 loss.
  • ...she felt that he would be humiliated if she came upon him in the midst of his tears,
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • Do not be afraid; you will not suffer shame. Do not fear disgrace; you will not be humiliated. You will forget the shame of your youth...
    Isaiah 54:4
  • If so, the host who invited both of you will come and say to you, "Give this man your seat.'" Then, humiliated, you will have to take the least important place.
    Luke 14:9 (NIV)
  • ...he did not see how Blythe could do it, and HE, for his part, could never humiliate himself so.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne of The Island
  • I knew he wanted to humiliate us on the opening play.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • humiliate = extremely embarrass (decrease dignity)
  • Before every game, you worry that some guy on the other team is going to manhandle you, humiliate you, show you up.
    Carl Deuker  --  Gym Candy
  • humiliate = extremely embarrass (decrease dignity, self-respect, or pride)
  • No; there's nothing more humiliating than to look poor among other women who are rich.
    Guy de Maupassant  --  The Diamond Necklace
  • humiliating = extremely embarrassing (decreasing dignity, self-respect, or pride)
  • The Augustus Waters of the crooked smiles and unsmoked cigarettes was gone, replaced by this desperate humiliated creature sitting there beneath me.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • humiliated = extremely embarrassed or with wounded dignity
  • After four-to-six weeks of backbreaking slave labor, grueling homework assignments, and humiliating good behavior at school, a package arrived in George's mailbox from the Li'l Wiseguy Novelty Company.
    Dav Pilkey  --  Captain Underpants (# 1)
  • humiliating = extremely embarrassing
  • He was so humiliated he nearly limped when he came in.
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman
  • humiliated = extremely embarrassed (with wounded dignity)
  • It is humiliating before others to have a diarrhoea
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea
  • humiliating = extremely embarrassing (decreasing dignity)
  • I had come through that back door against my will, and it seemed that he and the sheriff were doing everything they could to humiliate me even more by making me wait on them.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  A Lesson Before Dying
  • humiliate = decrease dignity, self-respect, or pride
  • Dying is only bad when it takes a long time and hurts so much that it humiliates you.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • She seemed humiliated, and buried her face in her hands.
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • Miri no longer expects anything from her daughter, except to be challenged, berated and humiliated.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event

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