Humble synonyms

hŭm'bəl
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(Archaic) Well-born; of a good family or respectable birth, though not noble.
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Inclined or willing to submit.
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Not complicated; simple
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Excessively conscious of one's appearance or manner.
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(UK dialectal) On intimate or friendly terms with (someone); familiar; at home (with a person); intimate.
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Very bad (at something); unskilled, incompetent.
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Stated or otherwise presented without any effort to soften or disguise; plain:
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To make someone feel bad emotionally.
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To defeat unexpectedly.
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(Archaic) To lower; cast down
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The definition of proud is having self-pride, being arrogant, or feeling great joy and honor.
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To behave in a servile or obsequious manner.
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Undisturbed by tumult or disorder; calm or quiet:
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Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value:
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Not assuming, pretentious, or forward; modest; retiring
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(Archaic): Lacking confidence in others; distrustful.
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Drawing back from contact with others, from publicity, etc.; reserved; shy
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The definition of bashful is someone easily embarrassed or timid or shy.
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Easily frightened; lacking self-confidence; shy; timorous
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Designated as unavailable except for a certain purpose or user; kept in reserve:
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Yielding to control or supervision, direction, or management.
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Of, relating to, or befitting a beggar; very poor:
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Lowly
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Ordinary; common:
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The definition of menial describes something that doesn't require much skill or thought.
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Not important; insignificant or petty.
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Small in size or amount.
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Being below average in quantity or extent:
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To be pitied.
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Marked by lack of affectation; unpretentious or sincere.
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Demanding a lot of effort to endure.
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The definition of severe is someone or something that is very serious, harsh or critical.
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Unpretentious.
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Human; mortal:
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(Archaic) Low in height; short
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Small in quantity or extent:
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Lowly
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(Phonet.) Pronounced as (ə) or (i) because it is not stressed; reduced; neutral
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Of humble birth or origin
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Ignoble; base:
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(Now Rare) Without glory; not famous; little-known
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Lowly
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Not noble in character or quality; dishonorable; base; mean
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Having little or no ornamentation; not embellished or adorned:
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Ill-mannered; vulgar; crude; coarse
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The definition of uncouth is awkward, clumsy or uncultured.
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The definition of ignominious is something that is contemptible or degrading, or that makes you deserving of public shame.
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Lowly
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The definition of measly is something that is so small that it is almost insulting.
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(Obs.) Contemptuous
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Stunted in growth; undersized or inferior
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Being part of the natural order of things; normal, customary, routine.
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(Chiefly Southern US) Sickly; ill.
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Lacking variety or excitement; dull; boring.
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Reasonably poor, quite poor.
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Relatively low in rank; subordinate
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Of mixed breed; not thoroughbred.
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Not having the required abilities; inadequate:
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Of, characteristic of, belonging to, or common to the great mass of people in general; common; popular
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Poor in quality; very inferior
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Not fit; not having the correct requirements.
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To cause to feel shame; make ashamed
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To cause to experience shame, humiliation, or wounded pride.
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To punish or reprimand for the sake of improvement; to discipline.
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To lower the rank or status of something.
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To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
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To feel infatuation with or unrequited love for.
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Abash is defined as to cause someone to feel embarrassed or ill at ease.
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(Medicine) To perform a reduction; to restore a fracture or dislocation to the correct alignment.
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To hurt the pride or dignity of by causing to be or seem foolish or contemptible; mortify
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(Intransitive) To reduce in quality or purity.
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To overcome is to prevail in spite of adversity, to successfully solve a problem or defeat an opponent, or to be consumed with something.
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To write a note. Usually to record something that is said.
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To demolish or destroy (a building etc.).
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The definition of override is to overrule, or to stop an automatic function of a device and take mechanical control.
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To snub is to ignore someone or treat them badly on purpose.
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To confuse is to make someone bewildered or unable to understand, or to mistake one thing for something else.
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To reject as untrue; disbelieve
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To cause an object to decrease or become smaller in some parameter, e.g. to shrink
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To make (something bad) worse:
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(Obs.) To forbid
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To make uneasy or perplexed; disconcert.
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(Idiomatic) Alternative form of pull down a peg.
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(Intransitive, UK) to make a sucking, splashing noise as when walking on muddy ground
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To be squashed, as by a heavy fall, pressure, etc.
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(Idiomatic) To conceal one's talents or positive qualities, especially due to modesty or shyness; to avoid attention.
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Conveying in demeanour the assumption of superiority; disdainful, supercilious.
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(Rhetoric, literature) Having an ingenious expression or metaphorical idea, especially in extended form or used as a literary or rhetorical device.
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Possessing hereditary rank in a political system or social class derived from a feudalistic stage of a country's development.
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The definition of privileged is being fortunate or having special rights to do something desirable, or information that is confidential or protected from being made public.
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To exalt is defined as to praise the virtues of someone or to raise that person into a position of greater authority or power.
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To express a feeling of veneration or gratitude to (a deity); worship or glorify.
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To worship or extol
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Disgrace is defined as to shame or dishonor.
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To hinder with obstacles or difficulties; impede:
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Extremely submissive or self-abasing:
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Having or expressing feelings of humility
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Chastised.
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Humble or meek in manner.
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The definition of respectful is behaving in way that shows regard for someone or something.
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Not drawing attention to oneself; modest.
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The definition of servile is someone who is submissive and who is extremely willing to act to please others.
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The definition of subdued is a mood of having been calmed or quieted.
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Suppliant means asked in a humble manner.
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That supplicates; supplicating
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Not elaborate, ornate, or ostentatious:
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The state or quality of being humble; absence of vanity or excessive pride
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(Idiomatic, by extension) To behave in a servile, obsequious, or excessively polite manner.
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To draw back, bend, crouch, etc., as when afraid; shrink from something dangerous or painful
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(Archaic) To lower in position or rank.
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To lower in status or character; degrade or humble:
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(Obsolete) To look demurely.
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To cause to disappear as if by rubbing out or striking out.
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Flatter is defined as to praise or compliment.
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At a small price:
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(Texas & Virginia) To diminish or decrease. Used of the wind or a storm.
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(Computing) To remove white space and unnecessary characters from a web page in order to reduce its size and improve download time.
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In a quiet manner
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To be servile; cringe, submit, toady, etc.
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Acting in a dictatorial manner; arrogant; domineering
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The definition of brave is having courage.
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Insolent is defined as disrespectful or arrogant.
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The definition of assertive is something with a strong taste or smell.
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Attracting attention in a gaudy or flashy way
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Claiming that or behaving as if one is important or deserving of merit when such is not the case:
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meek, unassuming
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Having a serious moral purpose; noble:
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Highly varied, developed, or complex:
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High or higher in order, status, rank, etc.
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Enjoying pleasures of luxury.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To accumulate, to pile up, to increase in stages.
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Promote is defined as to contribute to the growth of something or to sell by advertising.
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Lacking high station or birth
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Lacking high station or birth
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Of or pertaining to the common people; vulgar; common; as plebeian sports;
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Not washed; unclean.
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Having or expressing feelings of humility
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Conspicuous in position, wealth, or importance; prominent:
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Having or expressing feelings of humility
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Having reached the other side; having got across
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To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
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To receive as a prize or reward for performance:
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(Intransitive) To be vexed or annoyed.
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Lacking ambition; not aspiring to any goal.
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Not boastful.
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Not bearing or breeding well, as some plants; unproductive
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Behind others in progress or development:
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(Obs.) Quiet; silent
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Showing blushes; rosy red.
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Full of or subject to fear; timid
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Hesitating or undecided; vacillating; doubtful
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Anticipating something with anxiety or fear.
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Indicating a lack of confidence or certainty; hesitant:
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(Computer science) Of a decision problem, algorithmically solvable fast enough to be practically relevant, typically in polynomial time.
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Serenely deliberate, composed, and dignified in character or manner.
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Showing no originality; blindly imitative:
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The definition of broken is split, out of order, or not continuous.
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Showing too great a willingness to serve or obey; fawning
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Showing or caused by reverence
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That can be managed; controllable, tractable, contrivable, etc.
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Useful as a means or an instrument; serving to promote an end.
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Having little ambition for success or achievement
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Characterized by peace; free from disturbance or disorder; calm; quiet; tranquil
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At peace; peaceful
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Dutifully complying with the commands, orders, or instructions of one in authority.
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Existing, conducted, or experienced without active or concerted effort:
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Changed from a wild to a domesticated state: said as of animals trained for use by humans or as pets
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Inclined to be lenient or merciful.
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Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
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Lasting; permanent; durable
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Alternative capitalization of stoic
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Bending easily; flexible
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Enduring pain and hardship without showing feeling or complaint.
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Acquiescing; agreeing or consenting without protest
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Not ostentatious; unpretentious:
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Characterized by resignation or acceptance.
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The definition of tolerant is a person who understands and accepts the different ideals and beliefs of others.
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(Archaic) Pleased
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Prone to speaking evasively, indirectly, or duplicitously; not forthright
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Pleasing in appearance; fair; handsome
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Made of a homespun fabric:
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Not altered, treated, or disguised:
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Lowly
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Not common; unusual
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Of or relating to the proletariat.
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Unnoticed; unperceived:
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Inspiring or deserving pity.
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Squalid; depressingly wretched
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Clothed with ragged, much worn, or soiled garments.
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Poor, deficient or inferior in amount, quality or extent; paltry; scanty; inadequate; unsatisfying.
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Remaining in its original, pristine state, undamaged.
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Low or lower in order, status, rank, etc.; subordinate
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The definition of trivial is insignificant, or of no importance.
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To make (someone or something) silent.
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Having or expressing feelings of humility
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Humility; the property of being humble.
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Having a pleasant, sweet, gentle, mild speaking manner
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The definition of standoffish is a detached or reserved person.
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The definition of ductile is easily stretched out without breaking.
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Synonym Study

  • Debase implies a decline in value, quality, or character a debased mind
  • Abase suggests a loss, often merely temporary and self-imposed, of dignity and respect he abased himself before his employer
  • Degrade literally means to lower in grade or rank, but it commonly implies a lowering or corrupting of moral character and self-respect
  • To humiliate is to humble or shame another painfully and in public humiliated by their laughter
  • To humble is to lower the pride or increase the humility of oneself or another, and, unqualified, suggests that such lowering is deserved humbled by the frightening experience
Find another word for humble. In this page you can discover 248 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for humble, like: gentle, submissive, hide one's face, plain, self-conscious, meek, homely, miserable, unvarnished, paltry and strike dumb.