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Adjective
Having or showing a modest or low estimate of one's importance
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“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
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“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
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“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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Not ostentatious
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Easygoing in temperament
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Being a person of good repute and character
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Not important or well known
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Not objectionable or harmful
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Showing respect or reverence
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Not special or different in any way
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Feeling or expressing remorse at the recognition that one has done wrong
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Without moral principles
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Characterised by prayer, devout, reverent
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Done working
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Having a considerate or kindly disposition
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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
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“They would humble her army, and not let Daenerys claim the Iron Throne.”
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Make less powerful and easier to control
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Seize power
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Deflate someone's idea, feelings
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Rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully
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Do something in such a way as to emphasize that one clearly regards it as below one's dignity or level of importance
Noun
Accepting of criticism
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