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English noun: humbleness

1. humbleness (state) the state of being humble and unimportant


Synonymslowliness, obscureness, unimportance


Broader (hypernym)obscurity

2. humbleness (feeling) a humble feeling


SamplesHe was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope.


Synonymshumility


Broader (hypernym)feeling


Narrower (hyponym)meekness, self-depreciation, submission


Antonymspride, pridefulness

3. humbleness (attribute) a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride


SamplesNot everyone regards humility as a virtue.


Synonymshumility


Broader (hypernym)trait


Narrower (hyponym)meekness, subduedness


Attributehumble


Antonymsconceitedness, vanity, conceit









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