adjective, hum·bler, hum·blest.
verb (used with object), hum·bled, hum·bling.
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Like people, sometimes you can have an exceptional storm arise from very humble origins.What’s behind August 2020’s extreme weather? Climate change and bad luck|Carolyn Gramling|August 27, 2020|Science News
A humble microchip in the early 1960s would have boasted a handful of transistors.Moore’s Law Lives: Intel Says Chips Will Pack 50 Times More Transistors|Jason Dorrier|August 23, 2020|Singularity Hub
They’re not the only ones trying to boost the functionality of the humble brick.Scientists Found a Way to Turn Bricks Into Batteries|Edd Gent|August 17, 2020|Singularity Hub
These ad units are much less annoying than other video types, but they’re also cost-effective tools that drive upper-funnel and bottom-funnel goals for companies with humble ad budgets.Hottest user-centric video advertising trends of 2020: CTV, vertical, and social formats|Ivan Guzenko|June 12, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Despite its humble beginnings, Urban Dictionary has made quite a name for itself and continues to grow, with new entries every day.‘Urban Dictionary’ Gives a Whole New Meaning to Some Choice Words|Truthbetold|November 12, 2019|TruthBeTold.news
What matters is being honest, humble, and a faithful and loyal friend, father and member of your community.
They are to face oppression with humble persistence and absolute conviction.
Abramoff said that the governor needed to remember to “be humble.”
His goal of coming across as humble subtracts from his ability to share just exactly how he became so great at such a young age.
At first glance, it might be tempting to interpret this extravagant level of compensation as a victory for the once-humble intern.Silicon Valley Interns Make a Service Worker’s Yearly Salary In Three Months|Samantha Allen|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sick, trembling, her beautiful face humble and tearful enough now, she bent it on his shoulder in a shower of bitter tears.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
This man by hard, manual labor makes only enough to pay for humble shelter and plain food.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
He at once bowed himself to the ground in gratitude, and in words of the most humble sort returned his thanks.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
In my humble opinion the Railway Commissioners have done much useful work and done it well.
He was a weaver in humble life till his self-acquired attainments attracted patronage.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
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Idioms and Phrases with humble
see eat crow (humble pie).