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Definizione monolingua humble



humble (third-person singular simple present humbles, present participle humbling, simple past and past participle humbled)

  1. To bring low; to reduce the power, independence, or exaltation of; to lower; to abase; to humiliate.
    Here, take this purse, thou whom the heavens plagues have humbled to all strokes. -Shak.
    The genius which humbled six marshals of France. -Macaulay.
  2. To make humble or lowly in mind; to abase the pride or arrogance of; to reduce the self-sufficiency of; to make meek and submissive; -- often used reflexively.
    Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you. 1 Pet. Ch 5: v. 6.

humble (comparative humbler, superlative humblest)

  1. Near the ground; not high or lofty; not pretentious or magnificent; unpretending; unassuming; as, a humble cottage.
    Thy humble nest built on the ground. -Cowley.
  2. Thinking lowly of ones self; claiming little for ones self; not proud, arrogant, or assuming; lowly; weak; modest.
    God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble. Jas. iv. 6.
    She should be humble who would please. -Prior.
    Without a humble imitation of the divine Author of our . . . religion we can never hope to be a happy nation. -Washington.

Definizione italiano>inglese humble

  near the ground
  thinking lowly of one's self
  near the ground
  thinking lowly of one's self
  to bring low etc.
rendere più basso

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

umile |modesto |sminuire |abbassare |avvilire |delicato |oscuro |rendere più basso |timido |umiliare |

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