To injure a person's dignity and self-respect. (verb)
Examples of word humiliate
Scotland's Cardinal Keith O'Brien, who will welcome Benedict when he arrives in Edinburgh on Thursday (Sept. 16), recently voiced bitterness over press coverage when he accused the government-funded British Broadcasting Company of attempting to "humiliate" Benedict.
This tactic has been used by Israel's so-called friends in prievious wars launched against her in order not to "humiliate" the Arabs and compromise their "honour".
So they decide to do what one of Warman's wards calls "the ultimate expression of free speech": they're going to physically attack Icke in public, by throwing a pie in his face, to "humiliate" him.
The scene in the video where Warman is sitting around with some street urchins, gleefully plotting to "humiliate" Icke told me all I needed to know: Warman wasn't about human rights, or elevating society, or the best of the human spirit.
I am slowly but surely gathering a dossier of photographs that I could use against Travis, I say 'use against', but I actually mean 'humiliate'. ;- in event of him ever obtaining high office.