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adjective as in broken

adjective as in reduced

adjective as in shamefaced

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All of us — and the media, in particular — need some clear-eyed, humble self-reflection as the dust settles on the 2020 election results.

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The 45-year-old mother, who lives in the Brookland neighborhood with her husband and 14-year-old son, said she was honored and humbled by the invitation.

Although Tetsuya hung up his bow years ago and has since lived in humble anonymity, the stranger challenges him to a shooting contest.

For them to think of me as a humble kid, it really means a lot to me.

I think we have to be humble relative to where we are with this disease.

In an interview with The Daily Beast, Curtis said she was “honored and humbled” to even be considered.

The U.S. was wrong-footed diplomatically and militarily humbled.

And humbled Socialists rallied to throw support behind the conservative Chirac.

"I am profoundly moved and humbled to be asked to take on the CEO role at this company that means so much to me," Bailey said.

Having been humbled once, Cameron decided not to risk a re-run in Parliament.

To be so humbled in the knowledge of any living being, was the vultures of Prometheus to the proud heart of Ripperda.

And man shall be brought down, and man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be brought low.

Why have we fasted, and thou hast not regarded: have we humbled our souls, and thou hast not taken notice?

And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled: and whosoever shall humble himself shall be exalted.

They have discovered the nakedness of their father in thee, they have humbled the uncleanness of the menstruous woman in thee.


On this page you'll find 185 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to humbled, such as: bewildered, bugged, chagrined, confounded, confused, and crushed.

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