Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a humbling or humiliating manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a humbling way.

Etymologies

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humbling +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Juliet, Naked is a powerfully engrossing, humblingly humorous novel about music, love, loneliness, and the struggle to live up to one's promise.

    Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby: Book summary

  • One of the best ways to discover what WOWS your end user is to "Just Listen" to them (check out the humblingly enthusiastic reader reviews of my book to get a taste of those reactions).

    Just Innovate -- What Do Steve Jobs, Arianna Huffington, John Kao Have in Common?

  • One of the best ways to discover what WOWS your end user is to "Just Listen" to them (check out the humblingly enthusiastic reader reviews of my book to get a taste of those reactions).

    Mark Goulston, M.D.: Just Innovate -- What Do Steve Jobs, Arianna Huffington, John Kao Have in Common?

  • I have no problem with the idea of fan's maybe being able to skew the market a humblingly little, I know bit by staying away from the pinup crap when buying original art.

    Do Original Art Sales Negatively Affect Storytelling? | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • * Speaking of humblingly talented colleagues, my LBC compatriot Carolyn Kellogg of Pinky's Paperhaus is heading up a new literary journal, Hot Metal Bridge.

    Link-Mad Monday; Comment: The Accidental Writer

  • I know this from a little study and also from a visit to the Pakistani-held side of Kashmir, where I was reminded that although human beings will always fight over even the most arid and desolate prizes, there are some places so humblingly beautiful that it is possible to imagine dying for them oneself.

    Hobbes in the Himalayas

  • I know this from a little study and also from a visit to the Pakistani-held side of Kashmir, where I was reminded that although human beings will always fight over even the most arid and desolate prizes, there are some places so humblingly beautiful that it is possible to imagine dying for them oneself.

    Hobbes in the Himalayas

  • I know this from a little study and also from a visit to the Pakistani-held side of Kashmir, where I was reminded that although human beings will always fight over even the most arid and desolate prizes, there are some places so humblingly beautiful that it is possible to imagine dying for them oneself.

    Hobbes in the Himalayas

  • * Speaking of humblingly talented colleagues, my LBC compatriot Carolyn Kellogg of Pinky's Paperhaus is heading up a new literary journal, Hot Metal Bridge.

    Archive 2007-04-09

  • When you are good, you are amazingly, humblingly good.

    Among the cadavers.

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