Etymology
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humiliation (n.)

"act of humiliating or humbling, abasement, mortification," late 14c., from Old French humiliacion (14c.) or directly from Late Latin humiliationem (nominative humiliatio) "a humbling, humiliation," noun of action from past-participle stem of humiliare "to humble," from humilis "humble" (see humble (adj.)).

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Definitions of humiliation

humiliation (n.)
state of disgrace or loss of self-respect;
humiliation (n.)
strong feelings of embarrassment;
Synonyms: chagrin / mortification
humiliation (n.)
an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect;
he had to undergo one humiliation after another
Synonyms: mortification
humiliation (n.)
depriving one of self-esteem;
Synonyms: abasement
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