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Definitions of humble

  1. To bring low; to reduce the power, independence, or exaltation of; to lower; to abase; to humilate. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To make humble or lowly in mind; to abase the pride or arrogance of; to reduce the self-sufficiently of; to make meek and submissive; - often used rexlexively. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To make submissive; subdue. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To bring down to the ground: to lower: to mortify: to degrade. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To lower; bring down; degrade. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To make humble; humiliate; lower. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To lower; to abase; to abase the pride of; to make humble. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. To bring down; to reduce low; to subdue; to degrade; to mortify. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. Near the ground; not high or lofty; not pretentious or magnificent; unpretending; unassuming; as, a humble cottage. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Thinking lowly of one's self; claiming little for one's self; not proud, arrogant, or assuming; thinking one's self ill-deserving or unworthy, when judged by the demands of God; lowly; waek; modest. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. HUMBLENESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. Hornless. See Hummel. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Low: meek, modest. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. Having or manifesting a lowly opinion of oneself; meek; unpretending; lowly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. Tow; mean; modest; meek. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. Lowly; modest; meek; poor, as in humble circumstances; low, as opposed to high. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for humble

  1. It all made her feel very humble and solemn. – The Whirligig of Time by Wayland Wells Williams
  2. I am, Sir, Your most humble faithful Servant. – Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare by D. Nichol Smith
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