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humble

Synonyms of humble in English:

adjective

  • 1 her bearing was humble
    [Antonyms] proud, overbearing
  • 2 a humble background
    lowly, working-class, lower-class, poor, undistinguished, mean, modest, ignoble, low-born, plebeian, underprivileged;
    common, ordinary, simple, inferior, unremarkable, insignificant, inconsequential
    [Antonyms] noble
  • 3 my humble abode
    [Antonyms] grand
  • verb

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  • 1 he had to humble himself to ask for my help
    mortify, shame, abash
    informal cut down to size, deflate, make eat humble pie, take down a peg or two, settle someone's hash, make eat crow
  • Quote

    I feel very humble. But I think I have the strength of character to fight it.
    Bob Hope, American comedian

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