adverb see humble I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Humbly — Hum bly, adv. With humility; lowly. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • humbly — index respectfully Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • humbly — adv. Humbly is used with these verbs: ↑apologize, ↑beg, ↑pray, ↑submit, ↑suggest …   Collocations dictionary

  • humbly — humble ► ADJECTIVE (humbler, humblest) 1) having or showing a modest or low estimate of one s own importance. 2) of low rank. 3) of modest pretensions or dimensions: humble beginnings. ► VERB ▪ lower in dignity or importance. ● …   English terms dictionary

  • humbly — adverb 1. in a humble manner (Freq. 3) he humbly lowered his head • Syn: ↑meekly • Derived from adjective: ↑meek (for: ↑meekly), ↑humble …   Useful english dictionary

  • humbly — See humbleness. * * * …   Universalium

  • humbly — adverb In a humble manner …   Wiktionary

  • humbly — Synonyms and related words: abjectly, apologetically, contritely, meekly, modestly, on all fours, on bended knee, penitentially, penitently, quietly, repentantly, sheepishly, submissively, unassumingly, unobtrusively, unostentatiously,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • humbly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. meekly, submissively, abjectly, simply, poorly, ingloriously, obscurely, on bended knee, apologetically. Ant. haughtily, proudly*, boastfully …   English dictionary for students

  • humbly — adv. simply; modestly; submissively, meekly …   English contemporary dictionary

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