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The synonyms of “Humiliating” are: demeaning, humbling, mortifying
Humiliating as an Adjective
Definitions of "Humiliating" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “humiliating” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Making someone feel ashamed and foolish by injuring their dignity and pride.
- Causing awareness of your shortcomings.
Synonyms of "Humiliating" as an adjective (3 Words)
|demeaning||Causing someone to lose their dignity and the respect of others.|
The poster was not demeaning to women.
|humbling||Of low birth or station (`base’ is archaic in this sense.|
Golf is a humbling game.
|mortifying||Causing awareness of your shortcomings.|
It was mortifying to know he had heard every word.
Usage Examples of "Humiliating" as an adjective
- A humiliating defeat.
Associations of "Humiliating" (30 Words)
|abject||(of something bad) experienced or present to the maximum degree.|
The most abject slaves joined in the revolt.
|ashamed||Reluctant to do something through fear of embarrassment or humiliation.|
I am not ashamed to be seen with them.
|awkward||Lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance.|
I felt awkward standing in front of the whole class.
|belittle||Cause to seem less serious; play down.|
Don t belittle his influence.
|compromising||Vulnerable to danger especially of discredit or suspicion.|
She found herself in a compromising situation.
|contemptible||Deserving of contempt or scorn.|
A display of contemptible cowardice.
|degrading||Causing a loss of self-respect; humiliating.|
The vicious and degrading cult of violence.
|demean||Cause a severe loss in the dignity of and respect for (someone or something.|
Good potential MPs would not demean themselves by setting out to acquire popularity.
|discredit||A person or thing that is a source of disgrace.|
The ships were a discredit to the country.
|disgraceful||Deserving or bringing disgrace or shame- Rachel Carson.|
It is disgraceful that they should be denied unemployment benefits.
|dishonor||Bring shame or dishonor upon.|
Dishonor checks and drafts.
|dishonorable||Deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive.|
Dishonorable in thought and deed.
|disrepute||The state of being held in low esteem by the public.|
One of the top clubs in the country is bringing the game into disrepute.
|embarrassing||Causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation.|
An embarrassing muddle.
|embarrassment||A person or thing causing feelings of embarrassment.|
Her extreme views might be an embarrassment to the movement.
|flush||Remove or dispose of an object or substance by flushing.|
The grouse were flushed from the woods.
|humiliate||Cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of.|
You ll humiliate me in front of the whole school.
|humiliation||Strong feelings of embarrassment.|
He fought back tears of humiliation.
|ignoble||Completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose.|
Of ignoble or ungentle birth.
|ignominious||Deserving or bringing disgrace or shame- Rachel Carson.|
No other party risked ignominious defeat.
|ignominy||Public shame or disgrace.|
Suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison.
|inglorious||Deserving or bringing disgrace or shame- Rachel Carson.|
Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest.
|insulting||Expressing extreme contempt.|
Their language is insulting to women.
Both men are unhappy about the maladroit way the matter has been handled.
The allegations made are deeply offensive to us.
|opprobrious||Expressing offensive reproach.|
An opprobrious monument to human greed.
|reprehensible||Bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure.|
His complacency and reprehensible laxity.
|shame||Cause to be ashamed.|
The entire debacle has shamed Scotland.
|shameful||Giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation- Thackeray.|
The wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt.
|stultify||Prove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone’s incompetence.|
Nobody is legally allowed to stultify himself.