humiliates

[ hyoo-mil-ee-eyt or, often, yoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF humiliates
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HUMILIATES

Do you think it humiliates me to ask pardon for a wrong I have done?

Whatever is most exalted he particularly overthrows and humiliates.

It is an arraignment which humiliates the descendants of the members of that body.

It humiliates me, now, to see how angry I got over that; and how scornful.

To have all this gold thrown in my face, as it were, humiliates me.

It humiliates me to have to write that word now, so many hours later.

You mean to be kind, but you don't know how every word you say humiliates me.

You say it humiliates you to see it in the house, and I don't know what.

I have appealed to his mother—and she has refused to explain, in language that humiliates me.

It hurts, it humiliates, it chafes; and one needs extra grace.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, perhaps a back-formation from humiliation. Related: Humiliated; humiliating; humiliatingly.

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