Keywords: humiliated, mortified

Sign Definition

General Definition

1. Of the height of something (or the level of something in a container), to become less and less until there is nothing left, or any thing or any action literally or metaphorically related to this, such as time or personal self-confidence or self-worth.

As a Noun

1. The reduction in the amount of time available to do something; the running out of time to do something.

As a Verb or Adjective

1. For the amount of time available to do something to be used up so that there is no more time left; to run out of time.
2. To feel very offended, ashamed or embarrassed; to make someone feel that way. English = (be) mortified; mortify.
3. To feel ashamed or stupid; to make someone feel that way. English = (be) humiliated; humiliate.
4. To feel ashamed or stupid and very small in the eyes of other people, especially after having a good or inflated opinion of yourself; to make someone feel that way. Idiomatic English = feel small; cut someone down to size.
5. To lose your confidence in yourself; to make someone feel that way. English = (be) discouraged; discourage.