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synonyms for humiliates

  • 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

antonyms for humiliates

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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
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How to use humiliates in a sentence

What humiliates me is an obvious common thing that to any human one would mean hurt and more hurt.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
You mean to be kind, but you don't know how every word you say humiliates me.
BOSTON NEIGHBOURS IN TOWN AND OUTAGNES BLAKE POOR
Through the loyalty of your wife's pure heart, whatever humiliates you must humiliate her.
BYLOW HILLGEORGE WASHINGTON CABLE
Mr. Talmage denies your statement that the Old Testament humiliates woman.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 5 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
Such prayer humiliates, purifies, and quickens activity, in the direction that is unerring.
NO AND YESMARY BAKER EDDY
But gratitude is a deep feeling which honours a man and at the same time humiliates him.
THE SON OF A SERVANTAUGUST STRINDBERG
Her backwardness humiliates her parents, especially because she gave great promise until two years ago.
CIVICS AND HEALTHWILLIAM H. ALLEN
How it humiliates those that receive, and how it overestimates the importance of those that give.
MOTHER EARTH, VOL. 1 NO. 4, JUNE 1906VARIOUS
Miss Digby, I can scarcely command words to say what it so humiliates me to have heard.
MY NOVEL, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
A woman in one personality writes a letter that humiliates her in another personality.
POSSESSEDCLEVELAND MOFFETT
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