humiliatingly

humiliating

[hyoo-mil-ee-ey-ting or, often, yoo-]
adjective
lowering the pride, self-respect, or dignity of a person; mortifying: Such a humiliating defeat was good for his overblown ego.

Origin:
1750–60; humiliate + -ing2

humiliatingly, adverb
self-humiliating, adjective
unhumiliating, adjective
unhumiliatingly, adverb
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humiliate (hjuːˈmɪlɪˌeɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to lower or hurt the dignity or pride of
 
[C16: from Late Latin humiliāre, from Latin humilishumble]
 
hu'miliated
 
adj
 
hu'miliating
 
adj
 
hu'miliatingly
 
adv
 
humili'ation
 
n
 
humiliative
 
adj
 
hu'miliator
 
n
 
hu'miliatory
 
adj

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