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Synonyms for humiliationhyuˌmɪl iˈeɪ ʃən; often yu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. humiliation(noun)

    state of disgrace or loss of self-respect

    Synonyms:
    mortification, chagrin, abasement

  2. chagrin, humiliation, mortification(noun)

    strong feelings of embarrassment

    Synonyms:
    humiliation, sphacelus, gangrene, mortification, chagrin, abasement, necrosis

  3. humiliation, mortification(noun)

    an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect

    Synonyms:
    humiliation, sphacelus, gangrene, mortification, chagrin, abasement, necrosis

  4. humiliation, abasement(noun)

    depriving one of self-esteem

    Synonyms:
    humiliation, degradation, mortification, chagrin, abasement, abjection

Wiktionary

  1. humiliation(noun)

    Synonyms:
    shaming, embarrassment, humbling, abasement, dishonor, shame

  2. humiliation(noun)

    The act of humiliating or humbling someone; abasement of pride; mortification.

    Synonyms:
    humbling, shaming, dishonor, abasement, embarrassment, shame

  3. humiliation(noun)

    The state of being humiliated, humbled or reduced to lowliness or submission.

    Synonyms:
    humbling, shaming, dishonor, embarrassment, abasement, shame

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. humiliation

    Chagrin unites disappointment with some degree of humiliation. A rainy day may bring disappointment; needless failure in some enterprise brings chagrin. Shame involves the consciousness of fault, guilt, or impropriety; chagrin of failure of judgment, or harm to reputation. A consciousness that one has displayed his own ignorance will cause him mortification, however worthy his intent; if there was a design to deceive, the exposure will cover him with shame.

    Synonyms:
    chagrin, confusion, disappointment, discomposure, dismay, mortification, shame, vexation

    Antonyms:
    delight, exultation, glory, rejoicing, triumph

    Preposition:
    He felt deep chagrin at (because of, on account of) failure.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. humiliation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    condescension, resignation, submission

  2. humiliation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    humility, meekness, humbleness, lowliness, lowness, submissiveness

  3. humiliation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    abasement, self-abasement, self-denial, mortification

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

humiliations, indignity, debasement, indignities, insult, shaming


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