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synonyms for humbleness

  • bashfulness
  • celibacy
  • chastity
  • constraint
  • coyness
  • decency
  • delicacy
  • demureness
  • diffidence
  • discreetness
  • humility
  • inhibition
  • innocence
  • lowliness
  • meekness
  • propriety
  • prudery
  • purity
  • quietness
  • reserve
  • reticence
  • lack of pretension
  • self-efface
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antonyms for humbleness

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  • boldness
  • confidence
  • immorality
  • impropriety
  • impurity
  • pride
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How to use humbleness in a sentence

The humble 6-foot-3, 305-pound offensive lineman didn’t even alert his dad about the honor.
TEN MONTHS AFTER HIS DEATH, DAVID FORNEY’S NUMBER WILL BE WORN AGAIN AT THE ARMY-NAVY GAMEKAREEM COPELANDDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The humble board game is one of the great enduring forms of social icebreaker and low-stakes party activity thanks to its ability to instantly spur our innate drive to collaborate and compete.
BEST BOARD GAMES: FIVE THINGS TO CONSIDERPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMDECEMBER 10, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Before trading began Thursday, CEO Brian Chesky said he was “humbled” by the news Airbnb was expected to open at $139 per share.
AIRBNB’S STOCK SOARS IN ITS DEBUT, THE BIGGEST TECH IPO OF A ROCKY YEARRACHEL LERMANDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Driven by Gen Z and millennials in particular, the audience for SoundCloud rappers is loyal and stems from the often humble and melancholy nature of the music, which is rooted in relatability to teens and young adults.
AFTER THE UNTIMELY DEATHS OF YOUNG RAPPERS, FANS ARE DETERMINED TO CONTINUE THEIR LEGACYILANA KAPLANDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Three years ago, however, the asteroid swung extra close to Earth and gave scientists their best chance to study the humble space rock.
DECEMBER’S STUNNING GEMINID METEOR SHOWER IS BORN FROM A HUMBLE ASTEROIDKEN CROSWELLDECEMBER 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The farmer bowed his head with that bitter humbleness which characterized his reception of the dealings of Providence toward him.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
He told with a homely and convincing force, yet with modesty and humbleness, of his experiences and conversion.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
It is for this reason that we need teachers after we are sanctified, and to this end we are exhorted to humbleness of mind.
WHEN THE HOLY GHOST IS COMES. L. BRENGLE
She received me cordially, and I at once laid all the facts before her and—with an entirely sincere humbleness—asked her advice.
THE BOOK OF SUSANLEE WILSON DODD
Hush thy heart in the humbleness of awe, that its mirror may reflect as serenely the shadow as the light.
LUCRETIA, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
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WORDS RELATED TO HUMBLENESS

  • coyness
  • humbleness
  • humility
  • reserve
  • reticence
  • self-effacement
  • shyness
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