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Synonyms of humbling

Verb


1. humble, change, alter, modify

usage: cause to be unpretentious; "This experience will humble him"

2. humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abase, hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite

usage: cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"

Adjective


1. demeaning, humbling, humiliating, mortifying, undignified (vs. dignified)

usage: causing awareness of your shortcomings; "golf is a humbling game"

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