Humble meaning in English | Easy explanation | Indian dictionary

Humble meaning in English: In this article, the meaning of the word ‘Humble’ is explained in easy English with examples, along with its synonyms and antonyms.

Humble’ pronunciation= hʌmbəl

Humble meaning in English

The word ‘Humble’ has different meanings. For example:-

1. ‘Humble person’ is a person who, despite being better than others, is not proud of his own characteristics and considers himself equal to other people, and treats ordinary people with humility.

Example: He is an insanely rich but humble person.

2. To put someone down or break their pride to make them realize that you are not as important or smart as you used to think of yourself.

Example: He every time tries to humble down me for no reason.

3. People and things that are considered very ordinary and unimportant are also called ‘Humble’.

Example: a humble sweeper.

4. Of a lower social, administrative, or political category.

Humble- English meaning
Adjective 
meek
polite
courteous
modest
insignificant
lowly
petty
Verb 
making humble
make modest
break pride
to humiliate

Humble-Example

The word ‘Humble’ acts as an adjective and a verb.

The past participle of the word ‘Humble’ is ‘Humbled’ and its present participle is ‘Humbling’.

The comparative adjective of the word ‘Humble’ is ‘Humbler’ and its superlative adjective is ‘Humblest’.

Sentences that can be formed using the word ‘Humble’ are as follows.

Examples:

▪ People always assume that humbles are easy to cheat.

▪ Humble request to all of you, remove your shoes outside.

▪ You are so humble and caring.

▪ My humble request to you.

▪ Be humble, be kind but don’t be cruel.

▪ My boss humbled me in front of my colleagues.

▪ His father is just a humble sweeper.

▪ How to be humble?

▪ It is better to be humble than arrogant in life.

▪ To be humble with everyone is a key to a successful life.

‘Humble’ other meanings

humble man= Polite man

humble person= Not overly proud or arrogant but polite person 

humble personality= Polite personality

humble girl= Not overly proud or arrogant but polite girl

being humble= Be courteous

very humble= Very polite

very humble person= Very polite person

humble request= Polite request

humble request to you= Kindly request you

humble submission= Humble surrender

humble submission and respect= Courteous dedication and respect

humble tribute= Courteous tribute

you are so humble= You are so courteous/polite

when you succeed be humble= Be courteous/polite when you are successful

you are humble= You are polite

over humble= Highly courteous or polite

humbly= Gentle way, Submissively

humbling= Degrading, humiliating

‘Humble’ Synonyms-antonyms

The synonyms of the word ‘Humble’ are as follows.

Adjective
meek
submissive
discreet
modest
decorous
gracious
complaisant
coy
deferential
courteous
unassuming
low-ranking
lower
poor
ignoble
inferior
undistinguished
simple
ordinary
Verb 
humiliate
mortify
chasten
abase
Wretch
insignificant
Caitiff
frivolous
commonplace
niggard
trivial
lowly
overwhelm
clobber

The antonyms of the word ‘Humble’ are as follows.

proud
assuming
overbearing
impolite
discourteous
unmannerly
extroverted
noble
uncivil
rude

 

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