Definitions for HUMBLEˈhʌm bəl, ˈʌm-
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humble, low, lowly, modest, small(adj)
low or inferior in station or quality
"a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings"
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
humble, menial, lowly(adj)
used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
base, baseborn, humble, lowly(verb)
of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)
"baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth"
cause to be unpretentious
"This experience will humble him"
humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abase(verb)
cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
"He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
To bring low; to reduce the power, independence, or exaltation of; to lower; to abase; to humiliate.
To make humble or lowly in mind; to abase the pride or arrogance of; to reduce the self-sufficiency of; to make meek and submissive; -- often used reflexively.
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you. 1 Pet. Ch 5: v. 6.
Near the ground; not high or lofty; not pretentious or magnificent; unpretending; unassuming; as, a humble cottage.
Thy humble nest built on the ground. -Cowley.
Thinking lowly of one's self; claiming little for one's self; not proud, arrogant, or assuming; lowly; weak; modest.
Origin: From umble, from humilis (compare Greek χαμαλός), from humus, humi. See homage, and confer chameleon, humiliate.
near the ground; not high or lofty; not pretentious or magnificent; unpretending; unassuming; as, a humble cottage
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
hornless. See Hummel
to bring low; to reduce the power, independence, or exaltation of; to lower; to abase; to humilate
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
Origin: [F., fr. L. humilis on the ground, low, fr. humus the earth, ground. See Homage, and cf. Chameleon, Humiliate.]
Humble is a city in Harris County, Texas, within the Houston–The Woodlands–Baytown metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 15,133. The city shares a zip code with the small Houston neighborhood of Bordersville, although people who live in Bordersville still have Humble addresses.
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- сці́плы, скро́мныBelarusian
- смире́н, скро́менBulgarian
- humil, humiliarCatalan, Valencian
- pokořit, pokornýCzech
- ydmyg, ringagte, jordnær, nedgøre, ydmygeDanish
- bescheiden, einfach, demütigGerman
- modesto, humildeSpanish
- tagasihoidlik, alandlikEstonian
- vaatimaton, nöyrä, nöyryyttääFinnish
- uiríseal, uirísligh, umhalIrish
- alázatos, megalázHungarian
- համեստ, պարկեշտArmenian
- rendah hatiIndonesian
- humila, humileskarIdo
- umile, modesto, sminuire, terra terraItalian
- 低い, 卑屈, 低める, 謙遜, 小さい, 遜る, 謙虚Japanese
- ដែលខ្សត់ខ្សោយ, ដ៏ខ្សត់ខ្សោយ, ធ្វើអោយសុភាពKhmer
- 겸손하다, 경멸하다Korean
- damiddegLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- kuklus, kukliLithuanian
- покорен, смиренMacedonian
- bescheiden, deemoedigen, verlagen, modest, vernederen, deemoedig, humiliërenDutch
- beskjeden, ydmykNorwegian
- humilhar, humilde, diminuirPortuguese
- скро́мный, смире́нный, ро́бкий, поко́рныйRussian
- skroman, низак, скроман, nizakSerbo-Croatian
- blygsam, ödmjuka, anspråkslösSwedish
- khúm núm, hạ thấp, khiêm tốnVietnamese
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