humiliation

[ hyoo-mil-ee-ey-shuhn or, often, yoo- ]
/ hyuˌmɪl iˈeɪ ʃən or, often, yu- /

noun

an act or instance of humiliating or being humiliated.
the state or feeling of being humiliated; mortification.

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Origin of humiliation

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English, from Late Latin humiliātiōn- (stem of humiliātiō). See humiliate, -ion

synonym study for humiliation

2. See shame.

OTHER WORDS FROM humiliation

re·hu·mil·i·a·tion, nounself-hu·mil·i·a·tion, noun

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