adjective, hum·bler, hum·blest.
verb (used with object), hum·bled, hum·bling.
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The humble 6-foot-3, 305-pound offensive lineman didn’t even alert his dad about the honor.Ten months after his death, David Forney’s number will be worn again at the Army-Navy game|Kareem Copeland|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
The humble board game is one of the great enduring forms of social icebreaker and low-stakes party activity thanks to its ability to instantly spur our innate drive to collaborate and compete.
Before trading began Thursday, CEO Brian Chesky said he was “humbled” by the news Airbnb was expected to open at $139 per share.Airbnb’s stock soars in its debut, the biggest tech IPO of a rocky year|Rachel Lerman|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
Driven by Gen Z and millennials in particular, the audience for SoundCloud rappers is loyal and stems from the often humble and melancholy nature of the music, which is rooted in relatability to teens and young adults.After the untimely deaths of young rappers, fans are determined to continue their legacy|Ilana Kaplan|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
Three years ago, however, the asteroid swung extra close to Earth and gave scientists their best chance to study the humble space rock.December’s stunning Geminid meteor shower is born from a humble asteroid|Ken Croswell|December 2, 2020|Science News
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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see eat crow (humble pie).