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


A man likes to have the approval of even the humblest of his fellow-creatures.

They would take off their hats, and make the humblest bows you ever saw.

The humblest may see a way of improvement in their betters, and obey the command, "Follow me."

Occasionally, the brave and gentle character may be found under the humblest garb.

Only he had set her on high, where even the humblest woman longs to be set by some one.

Meg, at sixteen, had received so little from life that her expectations were of the humblest.

Besides, your bravest sentiment is familiar to the humblest men.

"Your humblest servant, madame," said he, his hand upon his heart.

The humblest piece in which Tony played was a drama full of interest.

He honored Gettysburg in thus honoring one of its humblest citizens.