Synonyms for humiliate
- bring down
- bring low
- cast down
- cut down to size
- make a fool of
- make ashamed
- play down
- put out of countenance
- put to shame
- run down
- shoot down
- take down
- take down a peg
- tear down
Antonyms for humiliate
- build up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HUMILIATE
For that breach of etiquette I had to humiliate you that Royal dignity might be preserved.
The cruel heroine of his heart must ridicule and humiliate him as much as possible.
So it has been the only square thing to do––humiliate myself into telling.
That's not what I've come for, but I shall be delighted if I humiliate you a little by the way.
Man of crushing responsibilities, you've come to humiliate me!
Was she wishing to humiliate these people who had received her so coldly?
No, it would only humiliate her and it made no difference, since she had refused him.
He tries to humiliate me—he tells me to kneel before him, and wants to strike me.
He now had it in his power to humiliate them who had so humbled him.
Do you know what it means to humiliate oneself for dry bread?
1530s, perhaps a back-formation from humiliation. Related: Humiliated; humiliating; humiliatingly.