Meaning

Primary

To Humiliate

Alternative

To Embarrass

Word Type

transitive verb, ichidan verb

Explanation

Because the hiragana ends with an sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means humiliate so the verb vocab version is to humiliate.

Reading

はずかしめる
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

Remember the word 恥ずかしい? It has the same reading as this one, and a similar meaning as well.

Context

Context Sentences

みんなの前で私の事を辱めるのが、どうしてそんなに面白いんですか?

Why do you find it so amusing to humiliate me in front of everyone?

Kanji Composition