from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Humbleness; humility; low obeisance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Humbleness; abasement; low obeisance.
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- noun obsolete
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Thurgh thyn humblesse, the goost that in thalighte,
And with faire fearefull humblesse towards him shee came.
Her humblesse low, humblesse > humbleness, humility
Myld humblesse mixt with awfull maiesty, for looking on the earth whence she was borne: her minde remembreth her mortalitie, what so is fayrest shall to earth returne.
But if in presence of that fayrest proud thou chance to come, fall lowly at her feet: and with meeke humblesse and afflicted mood, pardon for thee, and grace for me intreat.
9 And with fair fearful humblesse towards him she came. humblesse > humility, humbleness