humiliate humiliate  /hju ˈmɪ li ˌeɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (v) cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. To further humiliate her, and make an example of those who would defy the power of local strongmen, she was paraded naked before hundreds of onlookers.
  2. North Viet Nam cannot defeat or humiliate' the United States.
  3. As he previously demonstrated with Secretary, the director, Steven Shainberg, has a thoroughly nasty desire to degrade and humiliate female characters.

News

  1. Belize Federation president would like national team "to humiliate" USMNT in Gold Cup | THE SIDELINE

    Football Federation of Belize president Ruperto Vicente is apparently a very confident and highly ambitious man. His federation's national team will face the USMNT on July 9 in their opening group game of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup in Portland, and Vicente has called upon his team to "not only beat the United States, but to humiliate the United States."
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Major League Soccer

  2. Belize Federation president would like national team "to humiliate" United States in Gold Cup | THE SIDELINE

    Football Federation of Belize president Ruperto Vicente is apparently a very confident and highly ambitious man. His federation's national team will face the USMNT on July 9 in their opening group game of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup in Portland, and Vicente has called upon his team to "not only beat the United States but to humiliate the United States."
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Major League Soccer

Quotes

  1. "I mean, this is divorce on steroids," Land said. "To publicly humiliate your wife in that way, and your children. That's rough. I think that's going to be an awfully hard sell, even if he weren't pro-choice and pro-gun control."
    on Mar 6, 2007 By: Richard Land Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Whatever you think of the humour of The Chaser, the honest truth is they were clearly not going to harm anybody in a physical way," Downer said. "They presumably were, as is the nature of their show, aiming to humiliate a lot of well-known...
    on Sep 6, 2007 By: Alexander Downer Source: Toronto Star

  3. "At the moment I'm just swallowing it all as part of the humiliation. That's something one has to take in," said Lehmann. "But I think - and this is aimed at my dear manager - one shouldn't humiliate players for too long.
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Jens Lehmann Source: Malaysia Star

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