Origin of humiliation
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Examples from the Web for self-humiliation
Self-humiliation is the first step to knowledge, even of the commonest things.Alcibiades I
(may be spurious) Plato
It was the self-humiliation of the government of peace before the Genius of War.
As he sat there by the water he touched the depths of self-humiliation.Robert Elsmere
Mrs. Humphry Ward
"I am afraid you are right, Mr. Jonson," said I, in a tone of self-humiliation.Pelham, Complete
It was a self-humiliation which a lover would have avoided at all costs, he thought.A Laodicean
Word Origin and History for self-humiliation
late 14c., from Late Latin humiliationem (nominative humiliatio) "humbling, humiliation," noun of action from past participle stem of humiliare "to humble," from humilis "humble" (see humble).