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  • 1Public humiliation — was often used by local communities to punish minor and petty criminals before the age of large, modern prisons (imprisonment was long unusual as a punishment, rather a method of coercion). Contents 1 Shameful exposure 2 Painful humiliation 2.1… …

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  • 2Humiliation — (also called stultification) is the abasement of pride; mortification. The state of being humbled or reduced to lowliness or submission. It is thus the process of being made humble. It can be brought about through bullying, intimidation, physical …

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  • 3humiliation — UK [hjuːˌmɪlɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n] / US [hjuˌmɪlɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n] noun Word forms humiliation : singular humiliation plural humiliations 1) [uncountable] the unhappy and ashamed feeling that you get when something embarrassing happens I doubt he would risk further… …

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  • 4humiliation — hu|mil|i|a|tion [ hju,mıli eıʃn ] noun 1. ) uncount the unhappy and ashamed feeling you get when something embarrassing happens: I doubt he would risk further public humiliation. 2. ) count something that makes you feel very embarrassed and… …

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  • 5Humiliation érotique — Femme portant un masque de chien. L’humiliation érotique est une pratique consensuelle de l humiliation psychologique dans un contexte sexuel, durant laquelle une personne éprouve un plaisir érotique provenant de sentiments d humiliation et de… …

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  • 6Humiliation — L humiliation de l Empereur Valérian par Shapur, Roi de Perse par Hans Holbein le Jeune. Une humiliation est un rabaissement de l amour propre, conduisant à une mortification, un état d impuissance ou soumission. L hu …

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  • 7humiliation — (u mi li a sion ; en vers, de six syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action par laquelle on est humilié ; état d une personne humiliée. Son humiliation ne saurait se décrire. •   La reine aimait tout dans la vie religieuse, jusqu à ses austérités et ses… …

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  • 8humiliation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great, painful ▪ total, utter ▪ further ▪ daily ▪ These people endure daily hu …

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  • 9humiliation — [[t]hjuːmɪ̱lie͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] humiliations 1) N UNCOUNT Humiliation is the embarrassment and shame you feel when someone makes you appear stupid, or when you make a mistake in public. She faced the humiliation of discussing her husband s affair. 2)… …

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  • 10Public health — Newspaper headlines from around the world about polio vaccine tests (13 April 1955). Public health is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society,… …

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  • 11public — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 the public people in general ADJECTIVE ▪ general VERB + THE PUBLIC ▪ educate, inform ▪ The government was slow to inform the public about the health hazards of asbestos …

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  • 12Erotic humiliation — This article is about consensual erotic humiliation; for abusive sexual humiliation, see the main article humiliation Erotic humiliation is the consensual use of psychological humiliation in a sexual context, whereby one person gains arousal or… …

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  • 13List of Boston Public episodes — A list of episodes for Fox drama television series Boston Public. Contents 1 Season 1 (2000–2001) 2 Season 2 (2001–2002) 3 Season 3 (2002–2003) …

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  • 14List of Ordinances and Acts of the Parliament of England, 1642 to 1660 — This is a list of Ordinances and Acts of the Parliament of England from 1642 to 1660, during the English Civil War and the Interregnum.As King Charles I of England would not assent to Bills from a Parliament at war with him, decrees of Parliament …

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  • 15international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 16Pillory — The pillory was a device used in punishment by public humiliation and often additional, sometimes lethal, physical abuse.The word is documented in English since 1274 (attested in Anglo Latin from c.1189), and stems from Old French pellori (1168;… …

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  • 17literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 18mental anguish — men·tal an·guish n: a high degree of emotional pain, distress, torment, or suffering that may aggravate a crime or be a subject of an action for damages or wrongful death: emotional distress Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster.… …

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  • 19Domestic violence — Domestic disturbance redirects here. For the 2001 film, see Domestic Disturbance. Domestic violence Classification and external resources eMedicine article/805546 MeSH …

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  • 20Shame — This article is about psychological, philosophical, and societal aspects of shame. For other uses, see Shame (disambiguation). Eve covers herself and lowers her head in shame in Rodin s sculpture Eve after the Fall …

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