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Humble

Synonyms for humble:

Sense 1

humbling, self-deprecating, Declassed, take down a peg, humility, royal, Familiar, demote.

Sense 3

modestly, modesty.

Sense 4

second class.

Sense 8

simple.

collapse

deflate.

commonplace

common.

controllable

manageable.

gentile

christian.

lower

lower.

retiring

backward.

saintly

angelic.

shy

retiring, shamefaced.

sinless

holy.

unassuming

unimposing.

unsure

self-conscious.

withdrawn

introverted.

all (adjective)

small, lowly, low, modest.

compliant (adjective)

submissive.

humble (adjective)

unobtrusive, sheepish, homely, self-effacing, contrite, meek, selfless, modest, abashed, apologetic, submissive, plebeian, plain, mild, unpretentious, unassuming.

low (adjective)

proletarian, lowborn.

lowly (adjective)

Declassed, baseborn, proletarian, unwashed.

mean (adjective)

second class.

modest (adjective)

timid, modest, reserved, undemonstrative, unobtrusive, diffident, selfless, unassertive, meek, unselfish, self-effacing, demure, shy, bashful, coy.

regretful (adjective)

contrite.

servile (adjective)

obedient, acquiescent, Genuflecting, submissive, subservient, downtrodden, devoted, complaisant, groveling, Subjected, attending, docile, slavish, deferential, browbeaten, willing, yielding, curtsying, servile, menial, inferior, biddable, dutiful, feudal, kowtowing, subordinate.

small (adjective)

pocket-sized, small-scale.

lowly (adverb)

ignoble.

Sense 2 (noun)

simple.

Sense 4 (noun)

ignoble, vulgar, second class, low-rent, low-class, unwashed, Declassed, common.

Sense 5 (noun)

low-profile, self-deprecating, undemanding.

Sense 6 (noun)

take down a peg.

humble (noun)

mortify, humbled, abase, chagrin, low, humiliate, baseborn, inferior, lowborn, small, menial, broken, modest, humiliated, crushed, base, meek, unskilled, lowly, mild.

defeat (verb)

predominate, beat, trounce, win, subject, outdo, foil, crush, overpower, trump, capture, master, rout, defeat, conquer, surmount, triumph, whip, quell, overturn, overthrow, checkmate, outplay, overcome, vanquish, subdue.

humble (verb)

embarrass, disconcert, faze, humiliate, mortify, discomfit, abash.

Usage examples for humble:

  • But she would be humble too. - "Hetty Wesley", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  • The humble garden lane So young with me. - "Ballads of Peace in War", Michael Earls.
  • Once or twice I have met them in the hall and have marked their humble bearing. - "Cord and Creese", James de Mille.

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