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humiliate

[ hyoo-mil-ee-eyt or, often, yoo- ]
/ hyu藞m瑟l i藢e瑟t or, often, yu- /
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verb (used with object), hu路mil路i路at路ed, hu路mil路i路at路ing.
to cause (a person) a painful loss of pride, self-respect, or dignity.
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Origin of humiliate

First recorded in 1525鈥35; from Late Latin humili膩tus (past participle of humili膩re 鈥渢o humble鈥), equivalent to Latin humili(s) humble + -膩tus -ate1

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OTHER WORDS FROM humiliate

hu路mil路i路a路tor, nounhu路mil路i路a路to路ry [hyoo-mil-ee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee or, often, yoo-], /hyu藞m瑟l i 蓹藢t蓴r i, -藢to蕣r i or, often, yu-/, hu路mil路i路a路tive, adjectivere路hu路mil路i路ate, verb (used with object), re路hu路mil路i路at路ed, re路hu路mil路i路at路ing.un路hu路mil路i路at路ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for humiliate

humiliate
/ (hju藧藞m瑟l瑟藢e瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to lower or hurt the dignity or pride of

Derived forms of humiliate

Word Origin for humiliate

C16: from Late Latin humili膩re, from Latin humilis humble
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