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Like people, sometimes you can have an exceptional storm arise from very humble origins.

A humble microchip in the early 1960s would have boasted a handful of transistors.

They’re not the only ones trying to boost the functionality of the humble brick.

These ad units are much less annoying than other video types, but they’re also cost-effective tools that drive upper-funnel and bottom-funnel goals for companies with humble ad budgets.

Despite its humble beginnings, Urban Dictionary has made quite a name for itself and continues to grow, with new entries every day.

What matters is being honest, humble, and a faithful and loyal friend, father and member of your community.

They are to face oppression with humble persistence and absolute conviction.

Abramoff said that the governor needed to remember to “be humble.”

His goal of coming across as humble subtracts from his ability to share just exactly how he became so great at such a young age.

At first glance, it might be tempting to interpret this extravagant level of compensation as a victory for the once-humble intern.

Sick, trembling, her beautiful face humble and tearful enough now, she bent it on his shoulder in a shower of bitter tears.

This man by hard, manual labor makes only enough to pay for humble shelter and plain food.

He at once bowed himself to the ground in gratitude, and in words of the most humble sort returned his thanks.

In my humble opinion the Railway Commissioners have done much useful work and done it well.

He was a weaver in humble life till his self-acquired attainments attracted patronage.


On this page you'll find 321 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to humble, such as: courteous, gentle, modest, ordinary, polite, and quiet.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.