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humiliating

[hyoo-mil-ee-ey-ting or, often, yoo-] /hyuˈmɪl iˌeɪ tɪŋ or, often, yu-/
adjective
1.
lowering the pride, self-respect, or dignity of a person; mortifying:
Such a humiliating defeat was good for his overblown ego.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; humiliate + -ing2
Related forms
humiliatingly, adverb
self-humiliating, adjective
unhumiliating, adjective
unhumiliatingly, adverb
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