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From Late Latin humiliatus, past participle of humiliare(to abase, humble), from Latin humilis(lowly, humble), from humus(ground; earth, soil); see humble.

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  • IPA(key): /hjuːˈmɪliˌeɪt/

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humiliate ‎(third-person singular simple present humiliates, present participle humiliating, simple past and past participle humiliated)

  1. (transitive) To injure a person's dignity and self-respect.

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