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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Humiliation  \Hu*mil`i*a"tion\,  n.  [L.  humiliatio:  cf  F. 
  humiliation.] 
  1.  The  act  of  humiliating  or  humbling;  abasement  of  pride; 
  mortification.  --Bp.  Hopkins. 
 
  2.  The  state  of  being  humiliated,  humbled,  or  reduced  to 
  lowliness  or  submission. 
 
  The  former  was  a  humiliation  of  Deity;  the  latter  a 
  humiliation  of  manhood.  --Hooker. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  humiliation 
  n  1:  state  of  disgrace  or  loss  of  self-respect 
  2:  strong  feelings  of  embarrassment  [syn:  {chagrin},  {mortification}] 
  3:  depriving  one  of  self-esteem  [syn:  {humbling},  {abasement}] 




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