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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Humble \Hum"ble\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Humbled; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To bring low; to reduce the power, independence, or
exaltation of; to lower; to abase; to humilate.
Here, take this purse, thou whom the heaven's
Have humbled to all strokes. --Shak.
The genius which humbled six marshals of France.
2. 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.
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of
God, that he may exalt you. --1 Pet. v. 6.
Syn: To abase; lower; depress; humiliate; mortify; disgrace;
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: subdued or brought low in condition or status; "brought
low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit" [syn: broken,
crushed, humbled, humiliated, low]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
53 Moby Thesaurus words for "humbled":
abashed, abject, apologetic, ashamed, blushing, bowed down, broken,
brought down, brought low, chagrined, chapfallen, conquered,
contrite, crestfallen, crushed, diminished, domesticated,
embarrassed, felled, flattened, hangdog, housebroke, housebroken,
humble, humiliated, in the dust, lowered, made to grovel, mastered,
melted, mortified, out of countenance, penitent, penitential,
penitentiary, put down, quelled, red-faced, reduced, repentant,
set down, shamed, shamefaced, shamefast, sheepish, smashed,
softened, subdued, subjugated, suppressed, tamed, touched,
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