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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
hum•ble*ˈhʌm bəl, ˈʌm-(adj.)-bler, -blest
(adj.)not proud or arrogant; modest.
low in importance, status, or condition:
a humble home.
in my humble opinion.
insignificant; inferior; submissive:
to feel humble in the presence of a great artist.
(v.t.)to lower in condition, importance, or dignity; abase; mortify.
to destroy the independence or will of; subdue.
to make meek:
to humble one's heart.
* Syn: humble , degrade , humiliate suggest a lowering in self-respect or in the estimation of others. humble most often refers to a lowering of pride or arrogance, but may refer to a lessening of power or importance: humbled by failure; to humble an enemy. degrade literally means to demote in rank or standing, but commonly refers to a bringing into dishonor or contempt: You degrade yourself by cheating. To humiliate is to make another feel inadequate or unworthy, esp. in a public setting: humiliated by criticism.
Origin of humble:
1200–50; ME (h)umble < OF < L humilis low, lowly, akin to humus ground
in a humble manner
"he humbly lowered his head"
in a miserly manner
"they lived meanly and without ostentation"
In a humble manner.
with humility; lowly
Translations for humbly
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
- humildementePortuguese (BR)
- בְּאוֹפֶן מַשפִּילHebrew
- विनय पूर्वकHindi
- ponizno, skromnoCroatian
- dengan rendah hatiIndonesian
- dengan rendah hatiMalay
- په خاکساری سرهPashto
- cu umilinţă, umilRomanian
- 謙卑地Chinese (Trad.)
- ادب سےUrdu
- một cách nhún nhườngVietnamese
- 谦卑地Chinese (Simp.)
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