Definition of humble

Definition of humble
  1. humble Adjective Near the ground; not high or lofty; not pretentious or magnificent; unpretending; unassuming; as, a humble cottage.
  2. humble Adjective Thinking lowly of one's self; claiming little for one's self; not proud, arrogant, or assuming; lowly; weak; modest.
  3. humble Verb To bring low; to reduce the power, independence, or exaltation of; to lower; to abase; to humiliate.
  4. humble Verb To make humble or lowly in mind; to abase the pride or arrogance of; to reduce the self-sufficiency of; to make meek and submissive; -- often used reflexively.
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