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Definitions of humble:
  • verb:   cause to be unpretentious
    Example: "This experience will humble him"
  • verb:   cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
  • adjective:   marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful
    Example: "A humble apology"
  • adjective:   used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
  • adjective:   low or inferior in station or quality
    Example: "A humble cottage"
  • adjective:   of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)
    Example: "Of humble (or lowly) birth"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #5779)

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