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2 Translation results for humble in Spanish

verb | adjective

humble verb

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humbled, has humbled, is humbling, humbles

Example sentences of
humble verb

  • Her success has humbled her critics.
  • Last year's champion was humbled by an unknown newcomer.

Synonyms of
humble verb

Detailed synonyms for humble verb

See: Abase

humble adjective

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humilde, modesto

Example sentences of
humble adjective

  • Despite all his achievements, he has remained humble.
  • He is very humble about his achievements.
  • She is too humble to let praise go to her head.
  • Please accept my humble apologies.
  • Her humble suggestion is that we review the data more carefully.
  • He comes from a humble background.
  • She's not ashamed of her humble beginnings.

Synonyms of
humble adjective

Detailed synonyms for humble adjective

Humble, meek, modest, unassuming significan carente de todo indicio de orgullo, agresividad o autoafirmación.
  • Humble puede connotar una ausencia virtuosa de orgullo o de vanidad, o puede connotar un desprecio excesivo de sí mismo o humillación <for a wealthy woman, her manner was surprisingly humble>.
    antonyms: conceited
  • Meek puede connotar apacibilidad o gentileza de temperamento, o puede indicar una sumisión excesiva <she was followed by her meek, quiet husband>.
    antonyms: arrogant
  • Modest indica una ausencia de jactancia o presunción, sin indicación alguna de abatimiento <she seemed sincerely modest about her singing talents>.
    antonyms: ambitious
  • Unassuming connota que no es atrevido <his father is quiet and unassuming>.

Reverse translation for humble

humillar  - to humiliate 
humilde  - humble, lowly 
modesto  - modest 
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