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Synonyms for humiliation

Synonyms for humiliation

a lowering in or deprivation of character or self-esteem

Synonyms for humiliation

state of disgrace or loss of self-respect

strong feelings of embarrassment

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

depriving one of self-esteem

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I can never think of Redmond days without recalling the humiliation of this evening.
mebbe Providence thinks Canada needs a real long spell of humiliation.
The deep humiliation with which he had winced under Caleb Garth's knowledge of his past and rejection of his patronage, alternated with and almost gave way to the sense of safety in the fact that Garth, and no other, had been the man to whom Raffles had spoken.
The sufferings of his own pride from humiliations past and to come were keen enough, yet they were hardly distinguishable to himself from that more acute pain which dominated them--the pain of foreseeing that Rosamond would come to regard him chiefly as the cause of disappointment and unhappiness to her.
Summary: The class 9 student said she was taking extreme step due to humiliation in school, in her suicide note.
Taking to twitter moments after Dr Tahirul Qadri wrapped up his presser, Khan posed a question as for how long would the country have to suffer the constant humiliation wrought on it by Sharif brothers.
HYDERABAD -- Pakistan Paramedical Staff Association district Hyderabad took out a rally to protest on injustices against doctors and paramedics at Taluka hospital Mehr and humiliation of doctors.
If you cannot reach the level of those you feel are humiliating you, at lease you can drag them down to your level", is what a French academic Dominique Moisi, a visiting professor of Government at Harvard University wrote in his 2009-published book The Geopolitics of Emotion: How Cultures of Fear, Humiliation, and Hope are Reshaping the World.
ISLAMABAD -- PPP leader and member Sindh Assembly Saeed Ghani has said NAB has filed appeal against acquittal of Asif Zardari in assets reference to avert humiliation.
As people feel increasingly powerless and frustrated, public humiliation is quickly becoming the weapon of choice to speak truth to power.
Humiliation in International Relations: A Pathology of Contemporary International Systems
But, for India, that conflict was a humiliation that has rankled the country for more than a half-century.
The lost territories: Thailand's history of national humiliation
Society is in the midst of a confluence of global crises that threaten, inflict, and intensify feelings of humiliation in the lives of countless numbers of individuals, families, and communities at home and around the world (Lindner, 2008; Moisi, 2009).
The most traumatic national humiliation in Thailand's history occurred in 1893, as Strate recounts in his introduction, when the French blockaded the Chao Phraya River and the Siamese king not only had to pay a huge indemnity but was also forced to cede all territories east of the Mekong River to France.