adjective, hum·bler, hum·blest.
verb (used with object), hum·bled, hum·bling.
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Someone from a humbler background selling essentially those same voodoo economics will do only marginally better.
In my own, humbler, opinion, and experience, this is both completely wrong—both factually and morally—and extremely dangerous.Savaging Primitives: Why Jared Diamond’s ‘The World Until Yesterday’ Is Completely Wrong|Stephen Corry|January 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When the economy revives, surviving newspapers, smaller and humbler, will still be a good place to strut goods.
It is a humbler home than that we have just visited, and a happier one.
God can easily dispense with us, and may pass us by to speak to some humbler soul.A Wonderful Night; An Interpretation Of Christmas|James H. Snowden
In the other plays of Shakespeare the humbler classes appear for the main part only occasionally and incidentally.Tolstoy on Shakespeare|Leo Tolstoy
I am maintaining the humbler thesis that nature is a system.The Concept of Nature|Alfred North Whitehead
The humbler classes were first attracted, the higher holding aloof.A Thousand Years of Jewish History|Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris
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see eat crow (humble pie).