adjective, hum·bler, hum·blest.
verb (used with object), hum·bled, hum·bling.
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Example sentences from the Web for humbleness
I was immediately drawn in by his lack of pretense and humbleness.
Sandford observed it, and was all humbleness, both in his words and looks, in order to soften him.A Simple Story|Mrs. Inchbald
From his manner it was impossible to imagine irony covert in his humbleness.She Buildeth Her House|Will Comfort
"Thank you," said Leam, with the sweetest little air of humbleness and patience.
The rather she will find her pride in humbleness, and love him again with the same love he has set on her.French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France|Marie de France
Her lack of, well, humbleness as far as all these contributions are concerned.Warren Commission (1 of 26): Hearings Vol. I (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
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Idioms and Phrases with humbleness
see eat crow (humble pie).