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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhumiliationhu‧mil‧i‧a‧tion /hjuːˌmɪliˈeɪʃən/ ●○○ noun  1 [uncountable]ASHAMED a feeling of shame and great embarrassment, because you have been made to look stupid or weak the humiliation of having to ask her parents for moneysee thesaurus at shame2 [countable]ASHAMED a situation that makes you feel humiliated The government suffered a series of political humiliations.
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humiliationRape is an act of violence and humiliation.The vote of no confidence was a final humiliation for a government that had been clinging to office.Her attackers seemed to take special pleasure in her humiliation.He became infuriated at his humiliation.The Senator's public humiliation is almost punishment enough for what he did.It brought home the family's humiliation and anguish after being forced to move out.Regis dismissed Bergsson's almost non-existent challenge to complete Tottenham's humiliation.In all likelihood they do poorly on tests and other measures of performance and suffer humiliation and self-concept-destroying consequences.Exactly what did John Lucas do to deserve the humiliation he endured last week?Still, the humiliation was crushing.What really upset me was the humiliation of having to ask her for money.That is the stark injustice of the total humiliation of women on all levels, by men.
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