Synonyms of humble in English:

humble


See definition of humble

adjective

1‘her bearing was very humble and apologetic’

SYNONYMS
meek, deferential, respectful, submissive, self-effacing, unassertive, unpresuming
modest, unassuming, self-deprecating, free from vanity, hiding one's light under a bushel
obsequious, sycophantic, servile
Scottish mim
archaic resistless
ANTONYMS

proud, overbearing

2‘she came from a humble, unprivileged background’

SYNONYMS
low-ranking, low, lowly, lower-class, plebeian, proletarian, working-class, undistinguished, poor, mean, ignoble, of low birth, low-born, of low rank
common, commonplace, ordinary, simple, inferior, unimportant, unremarkable, insignificant, inconsequential
informal plebby
archaic baseborn
ANTONYMS

noble

3‘welcome to my humble abode’

SYNONYMS
unpretentious, modest, unostentatious, plain, simple, ordinary
ANTONYMS

grand


verb

1‘I knew he had humbled himself to ask for my help’

SYNONYMS
humiliate, abase, demean, belittle, lower, degrade, debase, bring down, bring low
mortify, shame, put to shame, abash, subdue, chasten, make someone eat humble pie, take down a peg or two
informal put down, cut down to size, settle someone's hash
North American informal make someone eat crow

2‘Wales were humbled at Cardiff Arms Park by Romania’

SYNONYMS
defeat, beat, beat hollow, crush, trounce, conquer, vanquish, rout, smash, overwhelm, get the better of, give a drubbing to, bring someone to their knees
informal lick, clobber, hammer, slaughter, murder, massacre, crucify, wipe the floor with, walk all over
North American informal shellac, blow out, cream, skunk
US informal own
ANTONYMS

be victorious over