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HUMBLENESS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does humbleness mean? 

HUMBLENESS (noun)
  The noun HUMBLENESS has 3 senses:

1. the state of being humble and unimportant
2. a humble feeling
3. a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride

  Familiarity information: HUMBLENESS used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


HUMBLENESS (noun)


Sense 1humbleness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The state of being humble and unimportant

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

humbleness; lowliness; obscureness; unimportance

Hypernyms ("humbleness" is a kind of...):

obscurity (an obscure and unimportant standing; not well known)


Sense 2humbleness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A humble feeling

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

humbleness; humility

Context example:

he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope

Hypernyms ("humbleness" is a kind of...):

feeling (the experiencing of affective and emotional states)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "humbleness"):

meekness; submission (the feeling of patient submissive humbleness)

self-depreciation (a feeling of being of little worth)


Sense 3humbleness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

humility; humbleness

Context example:

not everyone regards humility as a virtue

Hypernyms ("humbleness" is a kind of...):

trait (a distinguishing feature of your personal nature)

Attribute:

humble (marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "humbleness"):

meekness; subduedness (a disposition to be patient and long suffering)


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