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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Very bad (at something); unskilled, incompetent.
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Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value:
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(UK dialectal) On intimate or friendly terms with (someone); familiar; at home (with a person); intimate.
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Stunted in growth; undersized or inferior
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(Archaic) To lower; cast down
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Excessively conscious of one's appearance or manner.
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The definition of bashful is someone easily embarrassed or timid or shy.
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Ill-mannered; vulgar; crude; coarse
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Having a pleasant, sweet, gentle, mild speaking manner
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Undisturbed by tumult or disorder; calm or quiet:
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(Phonet.) Pronounced as (ə) or (i) because it is not stressed; reduced; neutral
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The definition of proud is having self-pride, being arrogant, or feeling great joy and honor.
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Designated as unavailable except for a certain purpose or user; kept in reserve:
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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 worship or extol
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The definition of respectful is behaving in way that shows regard for someone or something.
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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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(Obsolete) To look demurely.
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Flatter is defined as to praise or compliment.
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(Texas & Virginia) To diminish or decrease. Used of the wind or a storm.
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In a quiet manner
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The definition of brave is having courage.
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The definition of assertive is something with a strong taste or smell.
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Lacking high station or birth
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To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
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Not bearing or breeding well, as some plants; unproductive
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(Obs.) Quiet; silent
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Showing blushes; rosy red.
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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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Characterized by peace; free from disturbance or disorder; calm; quiet; tranquil
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At peace; peaceful
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Lasting; permanent; durable
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Bending easily; flexible
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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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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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Unnoticed; unperceived:
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Inspiring or deserving pity.
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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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Of, relating to, or befitting a beggar; very poor:
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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 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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Disgrace is defined as to shame or dishonor.
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Humility; the property of being humble.
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To behave in a servile or obsequious manner.
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Having or expressing feelings of humility
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Characterized by resignation or acceptance.
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Meek
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Squalid; depressingly wretched
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To defeat unexpectedly.
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Having or expressing feelings of humility
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Easily frightened; lacking self-confidence; shy; timorous
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Abash is defined as to cause someone to feel embarrassed or ill at ease.
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To express a feeling of veneration or gratitude to (a deity); worship or glorify.
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Not assuming, pretentious, or forward; modest; retiring
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To cause to feel self-conscious or ill at ease; disconcert:
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Not in the least; not at all:
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In a low manner, condition, or position.
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A number or quantity having a value that is intermediate between other numbers or quantities, especially an arithmetic mean or average.
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(Intransitive, archaic) To gather simples, ie, medicinal herbs.
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Having an excessively favorable opinion of one's abilities, appearance, etc.; vain and egotistical.
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Of humble birth or origin
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Having no special designation, status, or rank:
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Characterized by a lack of culture, refinement, taste, restraint, sensitivity, etc.; coarse; crude; boorish
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The number that is raised to a particular power in a given mathematical expression. In the expression an, a is the base.
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To lower in quality or value; make inferior or less valuable:
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To demean is defined as to put someone down or lower him in esteem by doing something that harms his pride or dignity or putting yourself down by doing something that is beneath you.
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To injure a person's dignity and self-respect.
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To practice mortification
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Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
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Limited in importance or significance; trivial:
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(Archaic): Lacking confidence in others; distrustful.
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Yielding to control or supervision, direction, or management.
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Unpretentious.
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Uninteresting; unremarkable:
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Dutifully complying with the commands, orders, or instructions of one in authority.
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Not important; insignificant or petty.
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The definition of subdued is a mood of having been calmed or quieted.
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Of or characteristic of the lower class in ancient Rome or of the common people in any country
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Of or suitable to a slave or servant.
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Lowly
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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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Human; mortal:
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(Now Rare) Without glory; not famous; little-known
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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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Being part of the natural order of things; normal, customary, routine.
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Lacking variety or excitement; dull; boring.
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Reasonably poor, quite poor.
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The definition of trivial is insignificant, or of no importance.
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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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Not fit; not having the correct requirements.
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To cause to feel shame; make ashamed
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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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(Medicine) To perform a reduction; to restore a fracture or dislocation to the correct alignment.
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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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(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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Conveying in demeanour the assumption of superiority; disdainful, supercilious.
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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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Extremely submissive or self-abasing:
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Having or expressing feelings of humility
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Chastised.
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Not drawing attention to oneself; modest.
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Suppliant means asked in a humble manner.
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That supplicates; supplicating
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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 cause to disappear as if by rubbing out or striking out.
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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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To be servile; cringe, submit, toady, etc.
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Acting in a dictatorial manner; arrogant; domineering
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Insolent is defined as disrespectful or arrogant.
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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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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 reached the other side; having got across
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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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Drawing back from contact with others, from publicity, etc.; reserved; shy
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Behind others in progress or development:
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Full of or subject to fear; timid
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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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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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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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Alternative capitalization of stoic
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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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Prone to speaking evasively, indirectly, or duplicitously; not forthright
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Not common; unusual
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Of or relating to the proletariat.
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Small in size or amount.
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Remaining in its original, pristine state, undamaged.
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The definition of severe is someone or something that is very serious, harsh or critical.
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Low or lower in order, status, rank, etc.; subordinate
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(Chiefly Southern US) Sickly; ill.
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Poor in quality; very inferior
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To make (someone or something) silent.
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To make uneasy or perplexed; disconcert.
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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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The definition of standoffish is a detached or reserved person.
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Hesitating or undecided; vacillating; doubtful
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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 253 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for humble, like: gentle, submissive, meek, plain, miserable, modest, homely, hide one's face, scrubby, abase and self-conscious.