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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hum′bl, or um′bl, adj. low: meek: modest.—v.t. to bring down to the ground: to lower: to abase: to mortify: to degrade.—adj. Hum′ble-mouthed, humble in speech.—n. Hum′bleness—(Spens.) Hum′bless.—adj. Hum′bling, making humble.—n. a humiliation.—advs. Hum′blingly, in a humiliating manner; Hum′bly. [Fr.,—L. humilis, low—humus, the ground.]
hum&priprime;bl, adj. having no horns.
The awareness, knowing, quality and understanding that we are all equal beings on this planet and naturally treat each other as our equal and with respect and dignity.
We are all naturally humble beings and create and experience humble feelings and thoughts towards each other.
The numerical value of HUMBLE in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of HUMBLE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Our humble demand is to ask for dialogue.
Never be haughty to the humble never be humble to the haughty.
Never be haughty to the humble; never be humble to the haughty.
A vulgar mind is proud in prosperity and humble in adversity. A noble mind is humble in prosperity and proud in adversity.
I would have to put him at the top of the list. He's the most humble person I know of, extremely humble, extremely responsible.
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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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