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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Humiliate \Hu*mil"i*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Humiliated; p. pr. & vb. n. Humiliating.] [L. humiliatus, p. p. of humiliare. See Humble.] To reduce to a lower position in one's own eyes, or in the eyes of others; to cause a loss of pride or dignity; to humble; to mortify. [1913 Webster] We stand humiliated rather than encouraged. --M. Arnold. [1913 Webster]