1. The act of humiliating or humbling; abasement of pride; mortification.
2. The state of being humiliated, humbled, or reduced to lowliness or submission.
The former was a humiliation of Deity; the latter a humiliation of manhood. --Hooker.
n 1: state of disgrace or loss of self-respect
2: strong feelings of embarrassment [syn: chagrin, mortification]
3: an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or
self-respect; "he had to undergo one humiliation after
another" [syn: mortification]
4: depriving one of self-esteem [syn: abasement]