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Adjective
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?”
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Of low social, administrative, or political rank
“Many pupils from humble backgrounds were granted places to study at the local university.”
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Lacking in confidence, assertiveness or self-assurance
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“He was but a humble peasant who would acquiesce to his master's demands with nary a word of complaint.”
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(of an object) Not having any impressive qualities
“Jack is a self-made man who grew up in a humble home.”
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Humble or lower in rank or status
“Podrick passes into the service of Tyrion Lannister as his humble squire after Tyrion joins the forces in the Riverlands.”
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Small in amount, size or degree
“The kitchen only provided us with a humble serving of mashed potatoes and peas.”
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Having a considerate or kindly disposition
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Excessive in obsequious praise or flattery
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Denotes a humble and unpretentious attitude towards life
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Being a person of good repute and character
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Embarrassed because of one's actions, characteristics, or associations
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Lower in rank, status or importance
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Not important or well known
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Not objectionable or harmful in nature
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Not special or different in any way
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Without moral principles
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Devout and reverential to a deity or in a religious sense
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Feeling or expressing remorse at the recognition that one has done wrong
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Relating to angels
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To shame or put down
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“The gods would decide to punish his arrogance by sending the wild man, Enkidu, to humble him.”
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(often by winning or being victorious over) To defeat or overcome in a battle or contest
“They would humble her army, and not let Daenerys claim the Iron Throne.”
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To forcibly impose obedience or servitude
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To lower the rank or status of something or someone
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To make less powerful or intense, thereby easier to control
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To undermine, especially someone's mood, ideas or feelings
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To do something that one regards as below one's dignity or level of importance
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To deprive of emotional or intellectual life, energy or vitality
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To belittle or express disapproval of
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Noun
Accepting of criticism
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