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Overview of verb humble

The verb humble has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) humble

(cause to be unpretentious; "This experience will humble him")

2. (1) humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abase

(cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss")

Overview of adj humbling

The adj humbling has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. demeaning, humbling, humiliating, mortifying

(causing awareness of your shortcomings; "golf is a humbling game") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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