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humiliate

verb [T] uk   us   /hjuːˈmɪl.i.eɪt/
to make someone feel ashamed or lose respect for himself or herself: How could you humiliate me by questioning my judgment in front of everyone like that? England were humiliated (= completely defeated) in last night's match.
humiliation
noun [C or U] uk   us   /hjuːˌmɪl.iˈeɪ.ʃən/
After the humiliation of last week's defeat, the Mets were back on form. Imagine the humiliation of having to apologize.
Translations of “humiliate”
in Arabic يُهين, يَذِلّ…
in Korean 굴욕감을 주다…
in Malaysian memalukan…
in French humilier…
in Turkish mahcup etmek, utandırmak, aşağılamak…
in Italian umiliare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 羞辱, 使丟臉…
in Russian унижать…
in Polish poniżać, upokarzać…
in Vietnamese làm nhục…
in Spanish humillar…
in Portuguese humilhar…
in Thai ขายหน้า…
in German erniedrigen…
in Catalan humiliar…
in Japanese ~をはずかしめる, 恥をかかせる…
in Indonesian mempermalukan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羞辱, 使丢脸…
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