Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun humiliation

4 senses of humiliation

Sense 1
humiliation -- (state of disgrace or loss of self-respect)
       => shame, disgrace, ignominy -- (a state of dishonor; "one mistake brought shame to all his family"; "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison")

Sense 2
chagrin, humiliation, mortification -- (strong feelings of embarrassment)
       => embarrassment -- (the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public)

Sense 3
humiliation, mortification -- (an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect; "he had to undergo one humiliation after another")
       => case, instance, example -- (an occurrence of something; "it was a case of bad judgment"; "another instance occurred yesterday"; "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths")

Sense 4
humiliation, abasement -- (depriving one of self-esteem)
       => degradation, debasement -- (changing to a lower state (a less respected state))

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