humiliant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin humilians, present participle of humiliare.

Adjective[edit]

humiliant (comparative more humiliant, superlative most humiliant)

  1. humiliating; humbling
    • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
      But rather coupled darkly and made ashamed
      By my percipiency of sin and fall
      In melancholy of humiliant thoughts.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for humiliant in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

humiliant

  1. present participle of humilier

Adjective[edit]

humiliant (feminine singular humiliante, masculine plural humiliants, feminine plural humiliantes)

  1. humiliating

Further reading[edit]


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

humiliant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of humiliō