Humbled
Humble Hum"ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Humbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Humbling}.] 1. To bring low; to reduce the power, independence, or exaltation of; to lower; to abase; to humilate. [1913 Webster]

Here, take this purse, thou whom the heaven's plagues Have humbled to all strokes. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The genius which humbled six marshals of France. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. To make humble or lowly in mind; to abase the pride or arrogance of; to reduce the self-sufficiently of; to make meek and submissive; -- often used rexlexively. [1913 Webster]

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you. --1 Pet. v. 6.

Syn: To abase; lower; depress; humiliate; mortify; disgrace; degrade. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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