Sinonimi inglese britannico
(aggettivo ) 
Definition
conscious of one's failings
Ashok was a humble, courteous and gentle man.
Sinonimi
modest
He's modest, as well as being a great player.
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meek
He was a meek, mild-mannered fellow.
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unassuming
She has a gentle, unassuming manner.
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unpretentious
The Tides Inn is both comfortable and unpretentious.
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submissive
Most doctors want their patients to be submissive.
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self-effacing
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unostentatious
Contrari
(aggettivo ) 
Definition
modest and unpretentious
He came from a fairly humble, poor background.
Sinonimi
lowly
He started out as a lowly photographer.
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common
She might be a little common at times, but she was certainly not boring.
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mean
southern opportunists of mean origins
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low
a man of low birth and no breeding
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simple
It was a simple home.
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ordinary
The food here is cheap, but very ordinary.
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modest
the modest home of a family who lived off the land
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obscure
The hymn was written by an obscure Greek composer.
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insignificant
In 1949 it was still a small, insignificant city.
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unimportant
It was an unimportant job, and paid very little.
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undistinguished
his short and undistinguished career as an art student
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low-born
Contrari
(aggettivo ) 
Definition
ordinary or not very important
I made my own reflector from a strip of humble kitchen foil.
Sinonimi
ordinary
My life seems pretty ordinary compared to yours.
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common
Earthquakes are fairly common in this part of the world.
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commonplace
The practice was virtually unheard of twenty years ago, but has now become commonplace.
(aggettivo ) 
Sinonimi
servile
He was subservient and servile.
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obliging
He was a most polite and obliging young man.
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polite
He was a quiet and very polite young man.
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respectful
He was always so polite and respectful.
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courteous
He gave me a courteous but firm refusal.
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subservient
He expects all the staff to be subservient to him.
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deferential
stars who like five-star hotels and deferential treatment
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obsequious
She is positively obsequious to anyone with a title.
(verbo ) 
Definition
to cause to become humble
the little car company that humbled the industry giants
Sinonimi
humiliate
His teacher continually humiliates him in maths lessons.
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shame
Her son's behaviour had humiliated and shamed her.
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disgrace
These soldiers have disgraced their regiment.
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break
The newspapers can make or break you.
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reduce
They wanted the army reduced to a police force.
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lower
Don't lower yourself. Don't be the way they are.
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crush
Listen to criticism but don't be crushed by it.
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put down (slang)
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bring down
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subdue
They admit they have not been able to subdue the rebels.
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degrade
No-one should feel degraded at their place of work.
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demean
All this talk of money just demeans us.
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chasten
He has clearly not been chastened by his punishment.
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mortify
His dancing always mortified his friends.
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debase
I won't debase myself by answering that question.
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put (someone) in their place
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abase
He made his courtiers abase themselves before him.
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take down a peg (informal)
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abash
Contrari

verbo frasale

See humble yourself

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of abase
He made his courtiers abase themselves before him.
Sinonimi
in the sense of break
Definition
to reduce to poverty or the state of bankruptcy
The newspapers can make or break you.
Sinonimi
bring down,
make bankrupt,
bring to ruin
in the sense of chasten
Definition
to subdue (someone) by criticism
He has clearly not been chastened by his punishment.
Sinonimi

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