humble

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Definizione monolingua humble


humble


Verb

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.
Adjective

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

umile
  near the ground
  thinking lowly of one's self
modesto
  near the ground
  thinking lowly of one's self
sminuire
  to bring low etc.
abbassare
avvilire
delicato
oscuro
rendere più basso
timido
umiliare

Altri significati:


Traduzione 'veloce'


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


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