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synonyms for humiliate

  • confuse
  • crush
  • degrade
  • demean
  • depress
  • disgrace
  • humble
  • shame
  • snub
  • subdue
  • abase
  • abash
  • base
  • blister
  • break
  • chagrin
  • chasten
  • confound
  • conquer
  • debase
  • denigrate
  • deny
  • discomfit
  • discountenance
  • dishonor
  • downplay
  • lower
  • mortify
  • pan
  • rip
  • slam
  • smear
  • squash
  • vanquish
  • wither
  • bemean
  • 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
See also synonyms for: humiliated / humiliates / humiliating
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antonyms for humiliate

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  • build up
  • encourage
  • honor
  • praise
  • promote
  • release
  • respect
  • upgrade
  • agree
  • allow
  • boost
  • cherish
  • compliment
  • elevate
  • fail
  • flatter
  • laud
  • lose
  • surrender
  • yield
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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How to use humiliate in a sentence

He had been humiliated by a Republican landslide in Congress in the 1946 midterms, and he was expected to get clobbered in the 1948 election.
HOW THE TRUMAN DOCTRINE TRANSFORMED AMERICA’S ROLE IN THE WORLDA.J. BAIMEDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Why does he have to meet them in person and humiliate them and meet their kids and meet their boss and really go the extra mile and spend all that time and energy and, in the end, walk away with very little and just leave them in shambles.
“PEOPLE WANT TO BELIEVE”: HOW LOVE FRAUD BUILDS AN ABSORBING DOCUSERIES AROUND A ROMANTIC CON MANALISSA WILKINSONSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
One thing that’s terrifying about him is how much humiliating these women is part of the fun for him.
“PEOPLE WANT TO BELIEVE”: HOW LOVE FRAUD BUILDS AN ABSORBING DOCUSERIES AROUND A ROMANTIC CON MANALISSA WILKINSONSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
Nobody was looking for him except these women who had been victimized by him and had been bankrupted by him and humiliated by him.
“PEOPLE WANT TO BELIEVE”: HOW LOVE FRAUD BUILDS AN ABSORBING DOCUSERIES AROUND A ROMANTIC CON MANALISSA WILKINSONSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
Facebook proved they would not move very far and there’s not one leverage point that can deter them except mass humiliation — which is unlikely since they control the central messaging platform that can humiliate them.
AS THE FACEBOOK BOYCOTT ENDS, BRAND ADVERTISERS ARE SPLIT ON WHAT HAPPENS NEXT WITH THEIR MARKETING BUDGETSSEB JOSEPHAUGUST 3, 2020DIGIDAY
No good; he must humiliate himself again before those unspeakable aliens.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
My repeated requests for assistance have been ignored by the overseer, who improves every opportunity to insult and humiliate me.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
But men also humiliate us, degrade us, jeer at, ridicule the miseries that they and their society entail upon us.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
The idea that one day he could humiliate himself thus, gave him a shudder of revolt.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
That's not what I've come for, but I shall be delighted if I humiliate you a little by the way.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
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WORDS RELATED TO HUMILIATE

  • belittle
  • debase
  • degrade
  • demean
  • diminish
  • disgrace
  • dishonor
  • humble
  • humiliate
  • lower
  • mortify
  • reduce
  • shame
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.