Examples of usage:

  1. Jazz is very young: like short skirts, it suits thin, girlish legs, but has a slightly humiliating effect on grey hairs. "Since C├ęzanne" by Clive Bell
  2. Everybody else- even my wife- had to consent to being searched, an operation which was performed in a humiliating manner, and which led to many an unpleasant scene. "My Three Years in America" by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  3. In all such cases, and in all cases, he who is most courteous has the advantage, and should never feel that he has made a humiliating sacrifice of his personal dignity. "Martine's Hand-book of Etiquette, and Guide to True Politeness" by Arthur Martine
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