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Having or showing a modest or low estimate of one's importance
“Is it not possible to be stinking rich, to be proud of yourself, and yet be humble at the same time?”
Of low social, administrative, or political rank
“Many pupils from humble backgrounds were granted places to study at the local university.”
Lacking in confidence, assertiveness or self-assurance
“He was but a humble peasant who would acquiesce to his master's demands with nary a word of complaint.”
(of an object) Not having any impressive qualities
“Jack is a self-made man who grew up in a humble home.”
Showing, expressing, or offered in a spirit of humility or unseemly submissiveness
“Please accept my humble apology for any offense caused by my insensitive remarks.”
Small in amount, size or degree
“The kitchen only provided us with a humble serving of mashed potatoes and peas.”
To shame or put down
“The gods would decide to punish his arrogance by sending the wild man, Enkidu, to humble him.”
To overcome in a battle or contest
“I can't wait to humble that trash talker in our next match.”
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