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Definition of Humble

Humble

  1. Near the ground; not high or lofty; not pretentious or magnificent; unpretending; unassuming; as, a humble cottage.
  2. Thinking lowly of one's self; claiming little for one's self; not proud, arrogant, or assuming; thinking one's self ill-deserving or unworthy, when judged by the demands of God; lowly; waek; modest.
  3. Hornless. See Hummel.
  4. To bring low; to reduce the power, independence, or exaltation of; to lower; to abase; to humilate.
  5. To make humble or lowly in mind; to abase the pride or arrogance of; to reduce the self-sufficiently of; to make meek and submissive; -- often used rexlexively.
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Humble Translations

humble in Dutch is nederig, onderdanig, deemoedig
humble in French is humble
humble in Latin is humilis
humble in Norwegian is beskjeden, ydmyk, ydmyke
humble in Spanish is humilde