humiliate

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin humiliatus, past participle of humiliare (to abase, humble), from Latin humilis (lowly, humble), from humus (ground; earth, soil); see humble.

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  • IPA(key): /hjuːˈmɪliˌeɪt/

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humiliate (third-person singular simple present humiliates, present participle humiliating, simple past and past participle humiliated)

  1. (transitive) To injure a person's dignity and self-respect.

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humiliāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of humiliō