Definition of Humbled

1. Adjective. Subdued or brought low in condition or status. "His broken spirit"

Exact synonyms: Broken, Crushed, Humiliated, Low
Similar to: Humble
Derivative terms: Lowness

Definition of Humbled

1. Adjective. Feeling the positive effects of humility. ¹

2. Verb. (past of humble) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Humbled

1. humble [v] - See also: humble

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humbled

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Literary usage of Humbled

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1. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916)
"pallor and her eyes, humbled and saddened by the dark shame of womanhood. While his soul had passed from ecstasy to languor where had she been? ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1799)
"humbled !—that is a hard expression. ' ffn-jel. The occasion was harder than the expression—she, who treats a serious proposal as a jest—she, whose levity ..."

3. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson (1857)
"He humbled himself so far as to take upon him our nature ; in that nature so taken, he humbled himself to all the infirmities which that was capable of, ..."

4. Matthew Paris's English History: From the Year 1235 to 1273 by Matthew Paris, John Allen Giles, William Rishanger (1889)
"However, after much discussion, inasmuch as the king humbled himself and promised that he would thenceforth abide by their counsels without hesitation, ..."

5. Ninety-six Sermons by Lancelot Andrewes (1849)
"He humbled Himself, made obedient unto death, even the death of the Cross. For this cause hath God also highly exalted Him; and given Him a Name above every ..."

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