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humble

US [ˈhʌmb(ə)l]
UK ['hʌmb(ə)l]
  • v.谦逊;低声下气;虚心;贬低
  • adj.谦逊的;虚心的;表示谦逊;(级别或地位)低下的
  • Web谦虚的;恭顺的;谦卑的
Comparative Degree:humbler  Superlative:humblest  Simple Present:humbles  Present Participle:humbling  Past Tense:humbled  
humble
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adj.
1.
谦逊的;虚心的showing you do not think that you are as important as other people
Be humble enough to learn from your mistakes.
要虚心地从自己的错误中学习。
my humble tribute to this great man
鄙人对这位伟人的敬意
2.
(表示谦逊,但不够诚挚或认真)used to suggest that you are not as important as other people, but in a way that is not sincere or not very serious
In my humble opinion , you were in the wrong.
依拙见,你错了。
My humble apologies . I did not understand.
对不起。我没有弄懂。
3.
(级别或地位)低下的,卑微的having a low rank or social position
a man of humble birth/origins
出身低微的人
a humble occupation
卑下的职业
the daughter of a humble shopkeeper
一位小店主的女儿
4.
不大的;没有特别之处的not large or special in any way
a humble farmhouse
小农舍
The company has worked its way up from humble beginnings to become the market leader.
公司已从创业期的微不足道发展成了市场的主导者。
v.
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humility
1.
~ sb
贬低;使感到卑微to make sb feel that they are not as good or important as they thought they were
He was humbled by her generosity.
她的大度使他觉得自己渺小。
a humbling experience
一次令人惭愧的经历
2.
[usupass]
~ sb
轻松打败(尤指强大的对手)to easily defeat an opponent, especially a strong or powerful one
The world champion was humbled last night in three rounds.
这位世界冠军昨晚三个回合就被轻松击败。
3.
~ yourself
低声下气;谦逊;虚心to show that you are not too proud to ask for sth, admit that you have been wrong, etc.

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