Keywords: humiliation, humiliated, mortified

Sign Definition

As a Noun

1. The extreme embarrassment that you feel when you are made to appear helpless or stupid. English = humiliation.

As a Verb or Adjective

1. To be made to feel extreme embarrassment and to feel ashamed, helpless, or stupid. English = (be) humiliated, (be) mortified. Idiomatic English = die of embarrassment.
2. In an argument or conflict, to retreat and admit that you have made a mistake with some loss of face; to be proven wrong; to concede a point.


1. Used alone to concede that you have done or said something foolish or incorrect.