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synonyms for humiliation

  • confusion
  • degradation
  • disgrace
  • ignominy
  • indignity
  • shame
  • abasement
  • affront
  • chagrin
  • comedown
  • comeuppance
  • condescension
  • discomfiture
  • dishonor
  • mortification
  • put-down
  • resignation
  • self-abasement
  • submission
  • submissiveness
  • humbling
  • loss of face
  • mental pain
  • touché
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antonyms for humiliation

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  • esteem
  • honor
  • respect
  • resistance
  • elevation
  • flattery
  • glorification
  • praise
  • success
  • triumph
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How to use humiliation in a sentence

Any intimacy required vulnerability, and vulnerability inevitably led back to humiliation.
SUCH A PRETTY FACEAUBREY GORDONFEBRUARY 26, 2021VOX
The pandemic, police say, has exacerbated the practice — and the devastating humiliation that it can carry.
WITH CHILDREN STUCK AT HOME DURING CORONAVIRUS SHUTDOWNS, ONLINE SEXUAL PREDATORS CAN SWOOP INDAN MORSEFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A national humiliation has been recast as an interesting piece of trivia, largely because the United States need no longer fear invasion by a foreign foe.
THE SIMILARITIES TO THE LAST INVASION OF THE CAPITOL MATTER — SO DO THE DIFFERENCESLAWRENCE HATTERJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Steelers packed a startling barrage of humiliation into the first quarter, a mixture of slapstick disaster and physical inadequacy.
BROWNS SHAKE OFF THEIR HISTORY, SECURE FIRST PLAYOFF WIN SINCE 1995ADAM KILGORE, DES BIELERJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
LGBTQ Americans deserve the health care that they need without fear of mistreatment, harassment, or humiliation.
JUDGE BLOCKS TRUMP ADMIN FROM ENFORCING ANTI-TRANS HEALTH CARE RULECHRIS JOHNSONAUGUST 17, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Prud'hon, in humiliation and despair, lived in a solitude almost complete.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
She had not advanced as rapidly as she had hoped to do, and it would be insupportable humiliation to return.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
And what humiliation to know that in your youth you are really wooed for the sake of the race alone, no matter what the delusions.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The royal family, imprisoned in the Tuileries, were each day drinking of the cup of humiliation to its lowest dregs.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Anger and humiliation extinguish my momentary impulse to rush to her assistance.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO HUMILIATION

  • degradation
  • dishonor
  • downgrade
  • humiliation
  • shame
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