Adjective Definition

humble

1.Definition: low or inferior in station or quality

"A humble cottage"

Related Adjective(s):low, lowly, modest, small


2.Definition: marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful

"A humble apology", "Essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"


3.Definition: of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)

"Of humble (or lowly) birth"

Related Adjective(s):base, baseborn, lowly


4.Definition: used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)

Related Adjective(s):lowly, menial




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