Synonyms of humble in English:
1 her bearing was very humble and apologetic
obsequious, sycophantic, servile;
[Antonyms] proud, overbearing
2 she came from a humble, unprivileged background
low-ranking, low, lowly, lower-class, plebeian, proletarian, working-class, undistinguished, poor, mean, ignoble, of low birth, low-born, of low rank;
common, commonplace, ordinary, simple, inferior, unimportant, unremarkable, insignificant, inconsequential
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1 I knew he had humbled himself to ask for my help
2 Wales were humbled at Cardiff Arms Park by Romania
defeat, beat, beat hollow, crush, trounce, conquer, vanquish, rout, smash, overwhelm, get the better of, give a drubbing to, bring someone to their knees
informallick, clobber, hammer, slaughter, murder, massacre, crucify, wipe the floor with, walk all over
[Antonyms] be victorious over
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