hu·mil·i·ate /hjuˈmɪliˌet, ju-/
Hu·mil·i·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Humiliated p. pr. & vb. n. Humiliating.] To reduce to a lower position in one's own eyes, or in the eyes of others; to cause a loss of pride or dignity; to humble; to mortify.
We stand humiliated rather than encouraged. --M. Arnold.
v : cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his
colleague by criticising him in front of the boss" [syn:
mortify, chagrin, humble, abase]