humblesse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old French humblesse, from humble.

Noun[edit]

humblesse (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Humility, humbleness.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, I.xii:
      when to her they came, / Themselues to ground with gratious humblesse bent, / And her ador'd by honorable name [...].

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

humblesse f (nominative singular humblesse)

  1. humbleness; humility

Descendants[edit]