humbling

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

humbling

  1. Present participle of humble.

Noun[edit]

humbling (plural humblings)

  1. An event which causes humbleness; a set-down.

Adjective[edit]

humbling (comparative more humbling, superlative most humbling)

  1. Of higher rank, status, quality, strength, etc.; inducing a feeling of inferiority.