humiliation humiliation  /hju ˌmɪ li ˈeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) state of disgrace or loss of self-respect
  2. (n) strong feelings of embarrassment
  3. (n) an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect
  4. (n) depriving one of self-esteem



  1. What propels people into such action is a long history of humiliation and a desire for revenge that every Arab harbors.
  2. The second humiliation is that the meeting didn't work.
  3. The Wiki community usually intervenes, however egregious edits get reported on WikiScanner and Wiki trolls are given the heave ho or at least a Wiki humiliation.


  1. LP Attorney incompetent to stand trial

    SEBRING - The humiliation of John Sanders Haile was complete when Dr. William Kremper described how the Lake Placid attorney - certain that he was right and the prescribing doctors were absolutely wrong - would decide which medications he would take and which he would not.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Highlands Today

  2. San Antonio demolishes the Miami Heat in Game 3, taking a 2-1 NBA Finals lead

    In a long, close playoff series – and we still expect this to be a long, close playoff series – both teams get a blowout win. San Antonio’s 113-77 humiliation of the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA … Continue reading ?
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Ball Don't Lie via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Power shift possible at Fresno City Hall

    Fresno's Measure G election is far from over, but within the twists and turns of unresolved ballot counting is this possibility: The political humiliation of Ashley Swearengin could be just around the corner.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Fresno Bee

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  1. If Saudi Arabia controls Iraq or Sunni regions of Iraq, "the Iraqis would then suffer the same repression and humiliation which the people suffer under Saudi rule under the pretext of combating terrorism - ie, combatting jihad and preserving...
    on Jul 5, 2006 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: 940 News

  2. Speaking of Rev. Wright's generation, Obama said "the memories of humiliation and doubt and fear have not gone away; nor has the anger and the bitterness of those years."
    on Apr 7, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Christian Post

  3. "I could not have been more moved by his commitment to getting things right," Jackson Lee said Monday. "He was able to dig deep over all of the pain and all the humiliation and try to be of help to someone else."
    on Jul 2, 2007 By: Sheila Jackson Lee Source: Forbes

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