I get his humility and his desire to put the focus on the issues at hand.
Appreciation and humility, however, were hardly the character traits Kaye was recognized for in the late 1990s.
Perhaps it was a show of humility to a man whose grace was so palpable in the room.
With barely any screen time, she was able to project dignity, humility, and warmth.
And humility, well, that's about as useful as a one-legged man at an ass-kicking contest.
Varney gave his largesse with an affectation of complaisance and humility.
How amusing are men's dreams—those of humility as well as those of ambition!
Yet, for all his humility, he was possessed by a spirit of egoism that repelled me.
humility and self-denial carried to such an extent are superhuman!
"The bulb was humility," she murmured over and over, under her breath.
early 14c., from Old French umelite "humility, modesty, sweetness," from Latin humilitatem (nominative humilitas) "lowness, insignificance," in Church Latin "meekness," from humilis "humble" (see humble). In the Mercian hymns, Latin humilitatem is glossed by Old English eaðmodnisse.
a prominent Christian grace (Rom. 12:3; 15:17, 18; 1 Cor. 3:5-7; 2 Cor. 3:5; Phil. 4:11-13). It is a state of mind well pleasing to God (1 Pet. 3:4); it preserves the soul in tranquillity (Ps. 69:32, 33), and makes us patient under trials (Job 1:22). Christ has set us an example of humility (Phil. 2:6-8). We should be led thereto by a remembrance of our sins (Lam. 3:39), and by the thought that it is the way to honour (Prov. 16:18), and that the greatest promises are made to the humble (Ps. 147:6; Isa. 57:15; 66:2; 1 Pet. 5:5). It is a "great paradox in Christianity that it makes humility the avenue to glory."