Humility

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Humility->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ humility
humility
humbleness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ meekness
meekness
lowness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ lowliness
lowliness
lowlihood
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ abasement
abasement
self-abasement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ submission
submission
&c. 725
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ resignation
resignation
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ condescension
condescension
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ affability
affability
&c.(courtesy) 894
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ modesty
modesty
&c. 881
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ verecundity|
verecundity|
blush
suffusion
confusion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sense of shame
sense of shame
sense of disgrace
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ humiliation
humiliation
mortification
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ let down
let down
set down
PARAG:Humility->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be humble
be humble
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ deign
deign
vouchsafe
condescend
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ humble oneself
humble oneself
demean oneself
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stoop
stoop
stoop to conquer
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ carry coals
carry coals
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ submit
submit
&c. 725
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ submit with a good grace
submit with a good grace
&c.(brook) 826
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ yield the palm
yield the palm
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ lower one's tone
lower one's tone
lower one's note
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ sing small
sing small
draw in one's horns
sober down
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ hide one's face
hide one's face
hide one's diminished head
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ not dare to show one's face
not dare to show one's face
take shame to oneself
not have a word to say for oneself
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ feel shame
feel shame
be conscious of shame
feel disgrace
be conscious of disgrace
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ drink the cup of humiliation to the dregs
drink the cup of humiliation to the dregs
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ blush for
blush for
blush up to the eves
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ redden
redden
change color
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ color up
color up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ hang one's head
hang one's head
look foolish
feel small
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ render humble
render humble
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ humble
humble
humiliate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ let down
let down
set down
take down
tread down
frown down
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ snub
snub
abash
abase
make one sing small
strike dumb
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ teach one his distance
teach one his distance
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ take down a peg
take down a peg
take down a peg lower
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ throw into the shade
throw into the shade
cast into the shade
&c. 874
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ stare out of countenance
stare out of countenance
put out of countenance
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ put to the blush
put to the blush
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ confuse
confuse
ashame
mortify
disgrace
crush
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ send away with a flea in one's ear
send away with a flea in one's ear
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ get a setdown
get a setdown
PARAG:Humility->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ humble
humble
lowly
meek
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ modest
modest
&c. 881
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ humble minded
humble minded
sober-minded
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unoffended
unoffended
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ submissive
submissive
&c. 725
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ servile
servile
&c. 886
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ condescending
condescending
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ affable
affable
&c.(courteous) 891
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ humbled
humbled
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ bowed down
bowed down
resigned
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ abashed
abashed
ashamed
dashed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ out of countenance
out of countenance
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ down in the mouth
down in the mouth
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ down on one's knees
down on one's knees
down on one's marrowbones
down on one's uppers
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ humbled in the dust
humbled in the dust
browbeaten
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ chapfallen
chapfallen
crestfallen
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ dumfoundered
dumfoundered
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ flabbergasted
flabbergasted
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ shorn of one's glory
shorn of one's glory
&c.(disrepute) 874
PARAG:Humility->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ with downcast eyes
with downcast eyes
with bated breath
with bended knee
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on all fours
on all fours
on one's feet
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ under correction
under correction
with due deference

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Humility — Hu*mil i*ty, n.; pl. {Humilities}. [OE. humilite, OF. humilit[ e], humelit[ e], F. humilit[ e], fr. L. humiliatis. See {Humble}.] 1. The state or quality of being humble; freedom from pride and arrogance; lowliness of mind; a modest estimate of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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