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[hˈʌmbə͡l], [hˈʌmbə‍l], [h_ˈʌ_m_b_əl]

Synonyms for Humble:

humble (adjective)

abashed, apologetic, contrite, homely, meek, mild, modest, plain, plebeian, self-effacing, selfless, sheepish, submissive, unassuming, unobtrusive, unpretentious.

modest (adjective)

bashful, coy, demure, diffident, reserved, shy, timid, unassertive, undemonstrative, unselfish.

servile (adjective)

acquiescent, attending, biddable, browbeaten, complaisant, curtsying, deferential, devoted, docile, downtrodden, dutiful, feudal, genuflecting, groveling, inferior, kowtowing, menial, obedient, servile, slavish, subjected, subordinate, subservient, willing, yielding.

defeat (verb)

beat, capture, checkmate, conquer, crush, defeat, foil, master, outdo, outplay, overcome, overpower, overthrow, overturn, predominate, quell, rout, subdue, subject, surmount, triumph, trounce, trump, vanquish, whip, win.

humble (verb)

abash, discomfit, disconcert, embarrass, faze, humiliate, mortify.

Other synonyms and related words:

Militaryand bust, abasement, abject, abjection, absurd, accommodating, accurately, acknowledge, adapting, adaptive, adjuratory, adjusting, adore, affectionate, agrarian, agricultural, airy, aloof, altruistic, ambitionless, amenable, amiable, angelic, anonymous, apologize, apprehensive, approximately, arse-kissing, arse-licking, artless, ashame, ashamed, aspersion, aspire, ass-kissing, ass-licking, at all, avaler les couleuvres, backward, badly, bare, barely, basal, base-born, baseborn, be humble, be penitent, be sorry for, beat down, beg pardon, beggarly, belittle, belittled, below the salt, bemean, bend, bend the knee, benevolent, bewilder, bien oblige, bite the dust, bland, blessed, blue, blue-collar, blushing, boot-licking, bow the knee, bowl over, break, break down, brief, briefly, bring down, bring low, bring to terms, bring up short, broken, brook, brown-nosing, bully, bump, bust, but for, calmly, calumny, carry coals, cast down, chaste, chasten, chastened, chastity, cheap, cheapen, close, close-fisted, coarsely, cockney, coerce, come down, come down to, committed, common, commonly, commonplace, companionable, compliant, conceal, condescend, confess, confident, confound, confuse, consecrated, conservative, contempt, contemptible, content, cough up, country, courteous, courtly, crack, craven, crouch before, crushed, cry peccavi, customarily, cut to the quick, da locum melioribus, dampen, dash, debased, decency, decide a course, declassed, dedicated, defame, deferent, deflate, degenerate, degradation, degraded, degrading, deign, delicate, demean oneself, demeaning, demote, deny, dependent, deplete, depleted, deplume, depose, deprecate, depreciate, depreciation, depress, depressed, derogation, despise, destroy, dethrone, detraction, devaluate, devalue, devout, diminish, diminished, disadvantaged, disapproval, disclose, discompose, disconnect, discount in price, discountenance, discourage, discredit, discreditable, disdain, disenfranchise, disesteem, disfavor, disfavour, disfranchise, disgrade, dishearten, dishonor, dishonorable, dishonour, dishonourable, disillusion, disinterested, dislike, dismiss, disorder, disparage, disparagement, dispirit, dispirited, displace, displume, dispossess, disrespect, distant, distress, disunite, do in, do penance, do service, domesticated, dominate, dovelike, down, downcast, downgrade, downhearted, drive, dumb, déclassé, earthborn, easily, easygoing, eat dirt, eat humble pie, eat the leek, efface, enslave, enthral, eremitic, exactly, exhaust, extremist, fail in business, fairly, fall down, familiar, farming, fatigue, fawning, fearful, feel wronged, fell, fine, first, flatten, floor, fluster, foolish, foolishly, force, fork out, fortunate, fracture, frail, frequently, friendly, frown down, gallant, gangrene, garden-variety, generally, gentle, get down, get off, get out, go down, go down to, god forbid, godly, governable, gracious, grave, grudging, gulp down, happy, hardly, harmless, heavenly-minded, helpless, henpecked, hesitant, hide, holy, housebroken, humanitarian, humble oneself, humbled, humbleness, humblest, humbling, humdrum, humiliated, humiliating, humiliation, humility, if not, ignoble, illegitimate, imho, immoral, impecunious, imperceptible, impoverish, in the shade, in the wrong, inadequate, inappreciable, inconsequential, inconspicuous, indefensible, inferior in position, inferior to, infra dig, inglorious, ingratiating, ingratiatory, injure, innocuous, inoffensive, insignificant, insinuative, insinuatory, insufficient, insult, introverted, junior, just, kiss the rod, kneel, knock under, lamblike, lay low, learn by experience, least, less, lesser, let down, lewd and licentious, lick the dust, lightly, literal meanings, little, little-known, look down to, lose face, lose money, lour, low, low-born, low-class, low-down, low-key, low-life, low-profile, low-rent, low-toned, lowborn, lowbred, lower class, lowercase, lowest, lowliest, lowly, lumpen, make eat dirt, make helpless, make one feel small, make submissive, make subservient, manageable, meager, meagre, mean, meanspirited, measly, melted, merely, micro, microscopic, microscopical, midget, military bust, mini, minimal, miniscule, minor, minuscule, miserable, miserly, moderate, modestly, modesty, mousy, nameless, narrow and small, narrowly, nasty, necrose, negligible, nervous, never tell me, niggardly, no way, non possumus, non-U, nonclerical, normally, not genuine, obliging, obscure, obsequious, offend, oppress, ordinarily, ordinary, outgoing, overmaster, overmodest, override, overwhelm, pacific, paltry, paralyse, pardon me, parsimonious, particularly, parvum parva decent, passive, pastoral, patient, pay homage, peaceable, peacefully, peasant-like, peg, penitent, penitential, penitentiary, penniless, petty, picayune, piddling, pietistic, pietistical, piffling, pious, pitiful, place, plead guilty, pocket-size, polite, poor, poorly, pop one's balloon, pour all out, prayerful, precisely, proletarian, proletariat, promote, prostrate, prostrate oneself, provincial, pull down, puncture, puny, pure, push, put away, put one away, put out, put to shame, qualified, quietly, quite, rather, readily, rebuff, recant, reclaim, reclusive, reconciled, reduce, regret, religious, reluctant, remote, removed, render humble, repent, repentant, repress, reserve, resign, resigned, respectful, respectful and compliant, restrained, reticent, retiring, revere, reverent, reverential, ride down, ridicule, rough, roughly, routine, rude, rue, rug, ruin, rural, rustic, sacred, sacrificing, saint-like, saintly, scanty, scarce, scarcely, scorn, scrubby, scummy, scurvy, second rank, secondary, sedate, seemly, self-abasing, self-abnegating, self-abnegatory, self-conscious, self-denying, self-deprecating, self-devoted, self-doubting, self-forgetful, self-immolating, self-neglectful, self-neglecting, self-renouncing, self-sacrificing, self-unconscious, selfish, seraphic, set down, severe, shabby, shabby-genteel, shame-faced, shamefaced, shortly, show up, shrinking, shut, silence, simple, simply, sing de profundis, sing miserere, sink, skimpy, skittish, slightly, small, small-scale, smaller, smash, smoothly, snub, sober, sober-minded, soft-spoken, softened, softly, solemn, sordid, sparsely, sphacelate, spiritual, squash, squelch, standoffish, stingy, stinting, stoop, stoop to conquer, strange, strike dumb, strip of rank, sub, subaltern, subatomic, subdued, subjugate, submit, subscript, substandard, suppliant, supplicant, supplicatory, suppress, suppressed, swallow the leek, swallow the pill, sycophantic, take, take down, take down a peg, tame, tamed, teachable, tentative, think better of, third rank, third-estate, tight, tight-fisted, timorous, tiny, tire, toadying, touched, tractable, trample down, trample underfoot, tread down, tread underfoot, trifling, trivial, truckling, try, turn down, turn from sin, tyrannize, unacquisitive, unaggressive, unambitious, unaspiring, unboastful, uncharitable, uncomplaining, uncouth, undemanding, undergo necrosis, underprivileged, undignified, undistinguished, unethical, unexceptional, unfamiliar, unfit, unfussy, ungenerous, ungenteel, unheard-of, unidentified, unimportant, unimposing, unknown, unman, unnamed, unnoticed, unoffended, unostentatious, unpossessive, unprepossessing, unpresuming, unpresumptuous, unpretending, unrecognized, unrefined, unresisting, unsatisfactory, unskilled, unsociable, unsocial, unsparing of self, unsung, untenable, unwarlike, unwashed, unwise, unwisely, upset, usually, vanilla, vegetable, venerational, vile, violate, vitiate, vouchsafe, vulgar, weak, weakly, wear down, wear out, weary, weensy, withdrawn, without pride, witless, working class, wormlike, wormy, worsen, worship, wretched, yield the palm.

Rhymes for Humble:

  1. stumble, tumble, trumbull, rumble;
  2. fumble, mumble, crumble, bumble, jumble, grumble;

Quotes for Humble:

  1. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self -complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble tolerant and kind. W. Somerset Maugham.
  2. The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual- for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost. M. Scott Peck.
  3. We're quite volatile as individuals, but that doesn't work exponentially when we are together. Relationships are about eating humble pie. Guy Ritchie.

Idioms of Humble:

  1. in my humble opinion;
  2. eat humble pie;
  3. eat crow, at eat humble pie;