humbly humbly  /ˈhəmb li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in a humble manner
  2. (adv) in a miserly manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. So when he was tapped for a job at Milan's Il Giornale, a leading national paper, Severgnini humbly an error occurred while processing this directive declined.
  2. Bowing humbly he received it.
  3. The result was that, when a Mau Mau convert did repent and vomit out his story to authorities, he sometimes ended by humbly asking to be taken out and shot.

News

  1. Kanye West's 'Yeezus' Album Leaked, So Can This Man Please Get His Damn Croissants Already?

    The most highly anticipated album of the summer hit the Internet early, as most highly anticipated albums do. No, not the Jonas Brothers' new album. OK, so the SECOND most anticipated album leaked! Kanye West's not at all humbly titled Yeezus album mysteriously and instantly bubbled up to the top of your Internet feeding tube, [...]
    on June 15, 2013     Source: MTV

  2. Wii Party U Will Not Be Coming This Summer

    Nintendo discussed Wii Party U at Nintendo Direct today. It takes the familiar form of a board game, but offers 80 brand new mini-games, many of which only use the Wii U gamepad. Although Wii Party U was originally slated to release this summer, it has been pushed back to allow Nintendo more time to work on it. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata humbly apologized to fans in the live stream. Visit ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Game Informer

  3. Samsung announces the Galaxy Ace 3, its new entry-level Android smartphone with an LTE option

    Sidestepping the fanfare and press events typically associated with Samsung product launches, Samsung's revealed another addition to its Galaxy family. As we saw teased just hours ago , it's the Galaxy Ace 3, Samsung's latest (humbly specced) smartphone, arriving in 3G (1GHz dual-core processor) and LTE (1.2 GHz dual-core processor) options. Both devices house a 4-inch (480 x 800) LCD display ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Engadget

Quotes

  1. "Part of walking humbly is you've got to listen to your critics out there," the 49-year-old Sanford said. "And all of us will have critics, and the higher you go, I suppose, the more critics you have."
    on Jun 28, 2009 By: Mark Sanford Source: ABC News

  2. Blatter said: "They have not asked for any sanctions...... Very humbly, they have asked 'Can't we be team number 33 in the World Cup?'" The FIFA Committee was meeting in Cape Town to sort out for the final draw of next year's World Cup finals.
    on Dec 1, 2009 By: Sepp Blatter Source: ShortNews.com

  3. "I feel like my image as a great leader is greatly overblown because I played with some of the greatest hockey players," said Yzerman, a comment that was met by groans in the sold-out crowd. "I stand here humbly saying 'Thank you.' Any...
    on Jan 2, 2007 By: Steve Yzerman Source: Forbes

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nebulous nebulous
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