Part of speech:
Of higher rank, status, quality, strength, etc.; inducing a feeling of inferiority.
To cause to feel self-conscious, confused, and ill at ease; disconcert; fluster
The definition of abase means to make someone lower, either by making him feel humiliated or by actually demoting his position.
To base is defined as to make a determination, to create groundwork or to place something somewhere.
To move away suddenly
To cause to feel chagrin; embarrass or distress
To lower in spirits; deject.
To refuse to pay a claim embodied in a written document, such as a check or other negotiable instrument, when presented; to treat disrespectfully an object considered to have a public or sacred nature, such as a flag.
To depress as to direction
To confound is defined as to confuse someone, defeat an enemy or foil a plan.
To clip or break off the end of; to check or stunt the growth of.
To confuse is to make someone bewildered or unable to understand, or to mistake one thing for something else.
To refuse to believe; reject:
To crush is defined as to press hard enough to injure, break into small pieces or beat down emotionally.
To degrade is defined as to treat someone with disrespect, to lower someone's rank, to make something not as good, or to break down or deteriorate.
To laud the glory of (God, etc.), as in song; glorify; extol
To elevate is to lift something up, to promote, or to boost.
(Intransitive) To increase or become great.
To deprive of favor or good repute; treat with disfavor:
To gain (a prize) by succeeding in competition or contest.
To abide by an agreement.
To dishonor or disgrace
Insult is defined as to speak with rudeness or to say something to offend.
Disparage is defined as to belittle or discredit someone or something.
To disparage; belittle.
To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame:
To knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is.
Discomfit is defined as to cause someone to feel uneasy or embarrassed.
To overcome or subdue (an emotion, for example); suppress:
To gain control of or subdue by military force:
Find another word for humiliating. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for humiliating, like: humbling, mortifying, embarrassing, demeaning, abasing, basing, breaking, chagrining, depressing, dishonoring and lowering.