Definition of humiliating
: extremely destructive to one's self-respect or dignity : humbling
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The 709 Crackdown ushered in a humiliating parade of public confessions by lawyers including Wang Yu, Xie Xang and Zhang Kai.
And to think, this isn't even close to the most humiliating thing he's put his wife through recently!
More than half a dozen GOP senators have expressed problems with the measure, and a defeat would be a humiliating setback for Trump and McConnell on one of their party's top priorities.
Poor dental care can be both humiliating and life-threatening, and those who wait in lines for hours at free clinics in tents or local stadiums are often given the chance to fix one thing, and little else.
Instead, Trump tore into Obama for negotiating, in his view, a humiliating deal that had foreign leaders laughing at the US.
Tillman left the game with the Orioles trailing by nine runs, setting the stage for their worst loss of the season, a humiliating 16-3 defeat at Yankee Stadium.
Instead, British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a humiliating setback in Thursday's general election, raising questions about both her own position and the U.K.'s upcoming divorce from the European Union.
Stung by the intentionally humiliating manner of his firing, Comey, whose sense of his own dignity may exceed even his height, today cast long shadows over Trump’s presidency.
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