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humiliate
used in Notes from the Underground

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Definition
extremely embarrass (decrease dignity, self-respect, or pride — especially in front of others)
  • And what is most humiliating of all, to blame for no fault of my own but, so to say, through the laws of nature.
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (81% in)
  • Those moans express in the first place all the aimlessness of your pain, which is so humiliating to your consciousness; the whole legal system of nature on which you spit disdainfully, of course, but from which you suffer all the same while she does not.
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (18% in)
  • "Isn't that shameful, isn't that humiliating?" you will say, perhaps, wagging your heads contemptuously.
    1.11 — Part 1 Chapter 11 (18% in)
  • Then, perhaps, we would be reconciled and drink to our everlasting friendship; but what was most bitter and humiliating for me was that I knew even then, knew fully and for certain, that I needed nothing of all this really, that I did not really want to crush, to subdue, to attract them, and that I did not care a straw really for the result, even if I did achieve it.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (96% in)
  • I sat down; the servant began laying the table; I felt even more humiliated when he was present.
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (4% in)
  • No one paid any attention to me, and I sat crushed and humiliated.
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (42% in)
  • I had been humiliated, so I wanted to humiliate; I had been treated like a rag, so I wanted to show my power....
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (49% in)
  • I had been humiliated, so I wanted to humiliate; I had been treated like a rag, so I wanted to show my power....
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (49% in)
  • The thought, too, came into my overwrought brain that our parts now were completely changed, that she was now the heroine, while I was just a crushed and humiliated creature as she had been before me that night—four days before....
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (92% in)

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