humble

  1. adjective
    used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
  2. adjective
    low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings"
  3. adjective
    marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski
  4. adjective
    of low birth or station (`base`` is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth"
  5. verb
    cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
  6. verb
    cause to be unpretentious; "This experience will humble him"