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Definition of "humbles" []

  • Conscious of one's failings (adjective)
  • Unpretentious; lowly (adjective)
  • Deferential or servile (adjective)
  • To cause to become humble; humiliate (verb)
  • To lower in status (verb)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of humble. (verb)

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  • Entrails of a deer. (noun)

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Use "humbles" in a sentence
  • "Safin humbles Sampras in straight sets for 1st Grand Slam title"
  • "The concurrence of my friends with my small offerings cannot but feel comfortable and encouraging to a poor timorous creature like me; but the awful consideration of ranking among the servants who speak in the Lord's name humbles me to the dust."
  • "Besides, there is suffering and suffering; degrading, humiliating suffering such as humbles me — hunger, for instance — my benefactor will perhaps allow me; but when you come to higher suffering — for an idea, for instance — he will very rarely admit that, perhaps because my face strikes him as not at all what he fancies a man should have who suffers for an idea."