humbleness humbleness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of being humble and unimportant
  2. (n) a humble feeling
  3. (n) a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride

Usage(s):

  • He had a hellraiser's humor and an odd humbleness which prevented him from posing as a man of destiny.

News

  • Twilight Concert Series To Feature Aussie Acts This Thursday Night

    This summer’s fourth Twilight Concert Series evening on the Santa Monica Pier will showcase a couple of celebrated Australian acts. This Thursday, Aug. 1, Xavier Rudd headlines the now-customary Aussie night, presenting the epitome of Outback sound. Opening for Rudd at 7 pm, hailing from Australia’s Gold Coast, comes Nikki Jensen. Jensen’s naïve humbleness and authentic attitude is contagious ...
    on July 31, 2013     Source: Santa Monica Mirror

Quotes

  1. "Ang Lee is fierce in his timidity, his humbleness and his respect for everyone around him," Gyllenhaal said as he presented the diminutive director with a medallion in honor of his nomination. "He's frustrating and so damn wise."
    on Jan 29, 2006 By: Jake Gyllenhaal Source: USA Today

  2. "When you have a person of his ability level and his attitude, that is when you start getting into the 'special' stratosphere," Sampson said. "The sky is the limit for that young man because of his attitude, his humbleness."
    on Nov 9, 2007 By: Kelvin Sampson Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "It is the appointment of UNEP's goodwill ambassador for the environment of a person who perhaps in the history of cricket stands out as unique, who is revered by millions of people across the world, who in his personality has humbleness in his...
    on Mar 12, 2010 By: Achim Steiner Source: Economic Times

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