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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Humiliate  \Hu*mil"i*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Humiliated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Humiliating}.]  [L.  humiliatus  p.  p.  of 
  humiliare.  See  {Humble}.] 
  To  reduce  to  a  lower  position  in  one's  own  eyes,  or  in  the 
  eyes  of  others  to  humble;  to  mortify. 
 
  We  stand  humiliated  rather  than  encouraged.  --M. 
  Arnold. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  humiliating 
  adj  :  causing  awareness  of  your  shortcomings;  "golf  is  a  humbling 
  game"  [syn:  {demeaning},  {humbling},  {mortifying}] 




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