(adj.) = humiliating ; mortifying ; humbling. Ex: Nothing should be more humiliating to a borrowing librarian than to have overlooked a needed book in one's own library. Ex: He perceived that his life threatened to be an interminable succession of these mortifying interviews unless he could discover a way or ways to deal with her surly and terrorizing ferocity. Ex: What started as a bubble a couple of years ago has evolved into a horrific, humbling and scary atmosphere that has grown into a national economic crisis. ---- * de manera humillante = abjectly. * disculpa humillante = grovelling apology.