Origin of humiliation
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Examples from the Web for humiliation
Nude prisoners were kept in a central area, and walked around as a form of humiliation.Inside the CIA’s Sadistic Dungeon
December 9, 2014
And she prefers living with other women who understand the humiliation she went through.Escaping Assad’s Rape Prisons: A Survivor Tells Her Story
October 28, 2014
The humiliation of the Hill-Thomas hearings was still too fresh for them.And Now Mitch McConnell Is the ‘Pro-Woman’ Candidate!
October 20, 2014
There are many members of the commentariat who seek not to help but to correct by humiliation.America’s Meddlers Are Our Worst Enemies
October 3, 2014
But perhaps most damaging of all was the retelling of an act of humiliation on a female student.Is Rand Paul Christian Enough for the GOP?
August 2, 2014
This request he intended to refuse, and enjoyed in advance the humiliation of young Rushton.Brave and Bold
There is no parallel in history to the humiliation they have patiently borne.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
His strongest feeling just then was one of self-reproach, mingled with humiliation.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
The first comer utters his complaint of humiliation before him.The Babylonian Legends of the Creation
So that's what you meant when you hinted that I could spare her humiliation!It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
Word Origin and History for 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).