adjective, hum·bler, hum·blest.
verb (used with object), hum·bled, hum·bling.
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In an interview with The Daily Beast, Curtis said she was “honored and humbled” to even be considered.Meet Montana's Nose-Ringed Candidate for the U.S. Senate|Ben Jacobs|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And humbled Socialists rallied to throw support behind the conservative Chirac.How Marine Le Pen and France’s Ultra-Right Won the Day|Tracy McNicoll|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"I am profoundly moved and humbled to be asked to take on the CEO role at this company that means so much to me," Bailey said.Eric Wilson Named InStyle's Fashion News Director; Christopher Bailey Replaces Angela Ahrendts as Burberry CEO|The Fashion Beast Team|October 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Having been humbled once, Cameron decided not to risk a re-run in Parliament.
That claim crumbled as Cameron was humbled in the House of Commons.
Some looked out through dull eyes, humbled and brow-beaten and unfeeling.The Bishop of Cottontown|John Trotwood Moore
It was a massacre rather than a battle, and Henry's spirit was humbled.The Normans|Sarah Orne Jewett
She humbled herself before the church, whose voice she believed she heard through the lips of her confessor.Roman Catholicism in Spain|Anonymous
The proud here realize the irrevocable sentence "everyone who exalteth himself shall be humbled."Dante: "The Central Man of All the World"|John T. Slattery
I was, in truth, and not more so than deeply mortified and humbled.
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Idioms and Phrases with humbled
see eat crow (humble pie).