humiliating

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hjuːˈmɪliˌeɪtɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: mil‧i‧at‧ing

Adjective[edit]

humiliating (comparative more humiliating, superlative most humiliating)

  1. Liable to humiliate, degrade, shame or embarrass someone.
    • 1922, Ben Travers, chapter 5, in A Cuckoo in the Nest:
      The most rapid and most seductive transition in all human nature is that which attends the palliation of a ravenous appetite. There is something humiliating about it.

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Verb[edit]

humiliating

  1. present participle of humiliate