Humble in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Humble

Not pretentious or magnificent; unpretending; unassuming. | Having a low opinion of oneself; not proud, arrogant, or assuming; modest. | (transitive) Alternative form of hummel.

Short Example Sentences for Humble

  • 1. I just feel humble and chastened. 🔊
  • 2. O wealthy despoilers of humble innocence! 🔊
  • 3. You must eat humble pie. 🔊
  • 4. If not, to eat humble pie. 🔊
  • 5. But how had the Canoness come under this humble roof? 🔊
  • 6. Sir, your humble Servant! 🔊
  • 7. The youth looks humble and manly: I choose him. 🔊
  • 8. It was these humble observers that brought the knowledge to me. 🔊
  • 9. Warner's man was a farmer in a cheap and humble way. 🔊
  • 10. And his other humble friends, too, whom he had vowed never to forsake! 🔊
  • 11. And the humble Psyekoff was not without some slight share in the matter. 🔊
  • 12. Which may in time advance my humble state To greater wealth and reputation. 🔊
  • 13. Too well, my humble prattle never can Have power to entertain so wise a man. 🔊
  • 14. He would show the world that he could humble Norman Wentworth. 🔊

How to use Humble in Sentences?

  • 1. Brant was of a singularly ambitious disposition and had no humble idea of his own capacities. 🔊
  • 2. Her ownership ranged from absolute despotism to humble slavery, and he was happy through it all. 🔊
  • 3. These be indeed humble folk, but with nature and summer walks they make me at home. 🔊
  • 4. He looked rather like a big, humble puppy that is about to be shut out of the house at night. 🔊
  • 5. The latter are very humble and compliant to whatever his Lordship should order. 🔊
  • 6. Mr. Byrne, very pale and weak, stepped into the boat which carried the body of his humble friend. 🔊
  • 7. I question whether he will have very many humble Servants left, when his Uncle dies. 🔊
  • 8. I owe the happiest part of my life to the time Frau Luise spent beneath this humble roof. 🔊
  • 9. Thus the little moments, Humble though they be, Make the mighty ages Of eternity. 🔊
  • 10. Now, in this contest of arms, it is our humble opinion that each party gets the better of the other. 🔊
  • 11. Virtue ennobles blood, and a virtuous person of humble birth is more estimable than a vicious person of rank. 🔊
  • 12. He may have degenerated from perfection, or from a humble kind of harmless simplicity, into savagery. 🔊
  • 13. Others, again, were the humble disciples of Kant and Schlegel, of Herbert Spencer and Darwin. 🔊
  • 14. It is reported of one prince, that his head had the air of leaning downwards, in order not to humble the crowd. 🔊
  • 15. To work to make things better, even in a humble sphere, was better than to fret over the badness of the world. 🔊
  • 16. It is hard for men full of courage and fleshly power to understand how the Lord works with such humble instruments. 🔊
  • 17. I could ask Mary's pardon for it on my knees, and humble myself in the dust before her. 🔊
  • 18. Hence, in our humble opinion, the praise which has been lavished on the logic of Spinoza is not deserved. 🔊
  • 19. A lovely girl in mourning is sitting in deep thought waiting for her scholars; on the table is her humble fare, and of that she takes little heed. 🔊
  • 20. In fact every aviator of the Allied nations, no matter how humble his rank, is treated by his superiors almost as an equal. 🔊
  • 21. I grovel now on earth, 'tis true, But, raised by her, the humble slave may rise. 🔊