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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The position of being lower in rank than another.

Usage examples (34)
  • As we walked along the street, we noticed that one house was humbler than the rest.
  • I mean, in humbler homes, in Victorian times, the ceilings wouldn't have been high.
  • Note: It isn't just the Balcones and Atascadero hills that get steep: Out here in humbler San Rafael and Santa Julia we have some great views, and you know what that means!
  • I just recalled a humbler example of the benefit of bringing on board someone with a different perspective from the majority: for more
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