Textual thesaurus for "humble"

(adj) lowly, base, baseborn

of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)

baseborn wretches with dirty faces; of humble (or lowly) birth

(adj) menial, lowly

used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)

(adj) small, low, lowly, modest

low or inferior in station or quality

a humble cottage; a lowly parish priest; a modest man of the people; small beginnings

(verb) humiliate, mortify, abase, chagrin

cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss