Definition Humble

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Definition

humble: modest, without arrogance
adjective

(This experience) humbled (me).: (This experience) made me feel modest, made me less arrogant.
verb
I am humbled to receive this award I am honored to receive this prize.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Welcome to my humble home.
US: Losing the election humbled me.

Examples

  • "For the duration of your stay here, you will be dressed in these humble robes."
  • "Eventually, Bruno transformed Xavier's humble perfume shop in Montmartre into a world-renowned, multi-national cosmetics company."
  • "Our charismatic and handsome leader has granted us the rare privilege of visiting him in his humble palace."
  • "Man-hours lost to the Internet are just one aspect of the media overload in this journalist's humble opinion."
  • "I, the great Horatio Oléré, am humbled to make this anonymous donation, in my name, of 10 million euros to the Horatio Oléré memorial bank account for my personal enjoyment and retirement."
  • "Despite his humble beginnings in the deepest, darkest Amazon, General Oléré stood out like a shining star."
  • "We would be honored if you would consider accepting our humble invitation to be the speaker at this year's dinner and conference."
  • "During your stay in our humble temple, I will be your spiritual guide in your quest for inner peace and enlightenment."
  • "I am your humble servant."

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