Definition of humiliate
- hoped they wouldn't humiliate themselves in their next game
- accused her of humiliating him in public
- feel so humiliated
I hope I don't humiliate myself during the presentation.
He accused her of trying to humiliate him in public.
She was hurt and deeply humiliated by the lies he told about her.
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: to make (someone) feel very ashamed or foolish
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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