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humbled


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Humble  \Hum"ble\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Humbled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Humbling}.] 
  1.  To  bring  low  to  reduce  the  power,  independence,  or 
  exaltation  of  to  lower;  to  abase;  to  humilate. 
 
  Here  take  this  purse,  thou  whom  the  heaven's 
  plagues  Have  humbled  to  all  strokes.  --Shak. 
 
  The  genius  which  humbled  six  marshals  of  France. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  2.  To  make  humble  or  lowly  in  mind;  to  abase  the  pride  or 
  arrogance  of  to  reduce  the  self-sufficiently  of  to  make 
  meek  and  submissive;  --  often  used  rexlexively. 
 
  Humble  yourselves  therefore  under  the  mighty  hand  of 
  God,  that  he  may  exalt  you  --1  Pet.  v.  6. 
 
  Syn:  To  abase;  lower;  depress;  humiliate;  mortify;  disgrace; 
  degrade. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  humbled 
  adj  :  subdued  or  brought  low  in  condition  or  status;  "brought 
  low";  "a  broken  man";  "his  broken  spirit"  [syn:  {broken}, 
  {crushed},  {humiliated},  {low}] 




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