state of disgrace or loss of self-respect
chagrin, humiliation, mortification(noun)
strong feelings of embarrassment
an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect
"he had to undergo one humiliation after another"
depriving one of self-esteem
humiliation(noun)The act of humiliating or humbling someone; abasement of pride; mortification.
humiliation(noun)The state of being humiliated, humbled or reduced to lowliness or submission.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
He felt deep chagrin at (because of, on account of) failure.
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- Erniedrigung, DemütigungGerman
- uirísliú, náiriú, bochtaineachtIrish
- 屈辱, 汚辱Japanese
- audmjukingNorwegian Nynorsk
- înjosire, umilire, rușineRomanian
- понижавање, понижeњеSerbo-Croatian
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