Definition of humiliation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//hjuːˌmɪliˈeɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//hjuːˌmɪliˈeɪʃn//
[uncountable, countable]
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a feeling of being ashamed or stupid and having lost the respect of other people; the act of making somebody feel like this She suffered the humiliation of being criticized in public. The election result is a humiliation for our party.