humiliate

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /hjuːˈmɪliˌeɪt/

Verb[change]

Plain form
humiliate

Third-person singular
humiliates

Past tense
humiliated

Past participle
humiliated

Present participle
humiliating

  1. (transitive) If you humiliate a person, you make then feel ashamed by injuring their dignity and pride.

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