简明英汉词典

humble
[5hQmbl]
adj.
卑下的, 微贱的, 谦逊的, 粗陋的
vt.
使...卑下, 挫, 贬抑

美国传统词典[双解]

humble
hum.ble
AHD:[h?m“b…l]
D.J.[6h(mb*l]
K.K.[6h(mb*l]
adj.(形容词)
hum.blerhum.blest

(1)

Marked by meekness or modesty in behavior, attitude, or spirit; not arrogant or prideful.
谦逊的,谦卑的:以行为、态度或精神方面的温顺和谦卑为特征的;不傲慢或骄傲的

(2)

Showing deferential or submissive respect:
低声下气的,顺服的:表现出恭敬或谦卑的敬仰的:
a humble apology.
低声下气的道歉

(3)

Low in rank, quality, or station; unpretentious or lowly:
下贱的,朴实无华的:在级别上、质量上、位置上低的;谦卑的或卑下的:
a humble cottage.
一座简陋的小屋
v.tr.(及物动词)
hum.bledhum.blinghum.bles

(1)

To curtail or destroy the pride of; humiliate.
贬抑,使惭愧:压制或击溃(别人的)骄傲;使自卑

(2)

To cause to be meek or modest in spirit.
使柔顺,使谦和:使(别人)在精神上显得温顺或谦卑

(3)

To give a lower condition or station to; abase.See Synonyms at degrade
压低,降低:为(别人)提供较低等的条件或状况;使降低地位或身份参见 degrade

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

from Old French
源自 古法语

(3)

from Latin humilis [low, lowly]
源自 拉丁语 humilis [低的,谦逊的]

(4)

from humus [ground] * see dhghem-
源自 humus [地面] *参见 dhghem-

继承用法

humbleness
n.(名词)

humbler
n.(名词)

humbly
adv.(副词)

现代英汉词典

humble
[5hQmb(E)l]
adj.

(1)

卑下的; 地位或职务低下的

(2)

谦逊的;恭顺的
The doctor was humble about his work, although he cured many people.
这位医生虽然治好了许多人的病,但他对他的工作仍很谦逊。

词性变化

humble
vt.
-bled, -bling
使 谦卑;降低(身份、地位等);挫(他人的锐气)

现代英汉综合大辞典

humble
[5hQmbl]
adj.

(1)

恭顺的, 谦逊的

(2)

卑贱的; (动、植物等)低级的; 矮小的

(3)

粗陋的
a man of humble origin
出身卑贱的人

词性变化

humble
[5hQmbl]
vt.

(1)

挫(某人的锐气等), 使丧失(威信等); 贬低

(2)

使卑下
humble sb.s pride
压某人的气焰, 使某人丢脸

继承用法

humbly
adv.

humbleness
n.

humbler
n.

参考词汇
humble     lowly     meek    
意思都含“精神[行为]上谦逊的”。

(1)

humble指“对自己或自己的地位、成就等表现得谦卑的”, 但现在主要指“自感低卑的”, 如:
Defeat and failure make people humble.
挫折与失败使人谦卑。

(2)

lowly 为较文雅的用语, 指“谦逊”, 但现在很少用以形容人, 如:
He had a lowly heart.
他有谦逊的心。

(3)

meek 指“性情的温顺的”、“屈从他人的行为或意见”, 如:
be as meek as a lamb
温顺得宛如羔羊。

用法词典

humble
来自拉丁语 humilis 低,小,轻

英文相关词典

humble
homely    meek    modest    plain    simple    unpretentious    exalt    magnify    noble    proud    

美国传统词典

humble
hum.ble
AHD:[h?m“b…l]
D.J.[6h(mb*l]
K.K.[6h(mb*l]
adj.
hum.bler, hum.blest

(1)

Marked by meekness or modesty in behavior, attitude, or spirit; not arrogant or prideful.

(2)

Showing deferential or submissive respect:
a humble apology.

(3)

Low in rank, quality, or station; unpretentious or lowly:
a humble cottage.
v.tr.
hum.bled, hum.bling, hum.bles

(1)

To curtail or destroy the pride of; humiliate.

(2)

To cause to be meek or modest in spirit.

(3)

To give a lower condition or station to; abase.See Synonyms at degrade

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

from Old French

(3)

from Latin humilis [low, lowly]

(4)

from humus [ground] * see dhghem-

继承用法

humbleness
n.

humbler
n.

humbly
adv.

英汉化学大词典

humble
adj.谦卑的,地位低下的;vt.贬抑,降低

英汉计算机大词典

humble
adj.谦卑的(地位低下的);vt.贬抑(降低)

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