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synonyms for humbly

  • apologetically
  • meanly
  • abjectly
  • ingloriously
  • obscurely
  • poorly
  • simply
  • submissively

antonyms for humbly

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  • boastfully
  • haughtily
  • proudly
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How to use humbly in a sentence

Rather than doubling down on his well-known earlier positions, Kennedy humbly acknowledges his changed opinions after thinking about our messy social relationships for many decades.
A SCHOLAR OF RACE RELATIONS SAYS HE’S NOW LESS OPTIMISTICDANIEL FRYERSEPTEMBER 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The editor, a 31-year-old Piers Morgan, apologized to anyone the paper had offended, and humbly canceled plans to drive a tank to the Germany Embassy.
ENGLAND VS GERMANY OFFERS END TO 25 YEARS OF HURT FOR ONE MAN, AND A NATIONDAN STEWARTJUNE 28, 2021TIME
“We thank you all for your support throughout the years & we humbly ask for privacy & understanding during this new season of change,” the former couple wrote.
BLAIR UNDERWOOD AND DESIREE DACOSTA ARE DIVORCING AFTER 27 YEARS OF MARRIAGECHARLI PENNMAY 31, 2021ESSENCE.COM
I realize that for most people this is something that is so far out of reach right now, so in moments like these, I am humbly reminded of how privileged my life is.
KIM KARDASHIAN DENIES SHE GOT COVID-19 DURING RECKLESS VACATION AND PARTYING. IS THAT THE WHOLE TRUTH?CHEYENNE ROUNDTREEMAY 28, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The phrase “humbly confident” introduces every job ad on YNAB’s careers page.
HOW 2020 BEST SMALL WORKPLACE YNAB RECRUITS AND RETAINS GREAT PEOPLELBELANGER225OCTOBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
"I most humbly thank your lordship," replied the butler with an air of profound gratitude, as he chuckled in his sleeve.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
I humbly petition your Majesty to be pleased to order that he be despatched here, so that this so urgent need may be supplied.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Dorothy met the request, so humbly made, with heart-felt expressions of gratitude.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
The humbly sympathizing friend became once more the respectful servant, and hurried away to carry out his young mistress's behest.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
I humbly pray thee, most gracious Mother, obtain for me the grace to overcome the bitter results of original sin.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO HUMBLY

  • bashfully
  • chastely
  • demurely
  • diffidently
  • humbly
  • plainly
  • purely
  • quietly
  • retiringly
  • shyly
  • simply
  • unassumingly
  • unobtrusively
  • unpresumptuously
  • unpretentiously
  • virtuously
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.