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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.


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.


Broader (hypernym)trait

Narrower (hyponym)meekness, subduedness


Antonymsconceitedness, vanity, conceit

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