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.
They'll take your jobs (never mind that you don't want to do the burdensome and humble jobs they are willing to do)!Ebola, ISIS, the Border: So Much to Fear, So Little Time!|Gene Robinson|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was wiser to disguise himself as a humble country boy and gall his feet by carrying all his gold in his boots.English Travellers of the Renaissance|Clare Howard
There was a touch of the lackey about Purvis, and his voice was humble sometimes to the verge of irritation.Peter and Jane|S. (Sarah) Macnaughtan
Nor were the humble resignation and patient faith of his wife less a cause of rejoicing to her.The Orphans of Glen Elder|Margaret Murray Robertson
It was in no sense a fashionable resort, or Maud would never have ventured there in company with her humble adorer.The Bread-winners|John Hay
In all probability most of Zerubbabel's and Ezra's pilgrims had been in humble circumstances.Expositor's Bible: Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther|Walter Adeney
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see eat crow (humble pie).