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  • noun Plural form of humbling.

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Examples

  • It took God many years and quite a number of strippings and humblings before I was willing to say

    A Dangerous Prayer

  • It took God many years and quite a number of strippings and humblings before I was willing to say

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • The humbling of U.S. power in Iraq and the rejection of U.S. pretensions to virtue around the world, he feared, was a harbinger of humblings to come.

    The Education of Peter Drucker

  • The humbling of U.S. power in Iraq and the rejection of U.S. pretensions to virtue around the world, he feared, was a harbinger of humblings to come.

    The Education of Peter Drucker

  • We must accept humiliations and mortifications, the humblings of perpetual failure and shortcoming, the friction and fret of infirmity and pain; and when we have come to an end of ourselves, we shall begin to know Christ in a new and deeper fashion.

    Love to the Uttermost Expositions of John XIII.-XXI.

  • It may be long in coming, -- Heaven only knows through what trials and humblings we may have to pass before the full strength of the nation is duly arrayed and led to victory.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • It may be long in coming, -- Heaven only knows through what trials and humblings we may have to pass before the full strength of the nation is duly arrayed and led to victory.

    Pages from an Old Volume of Life; a collection of essays, 1857-1881

  • We've seen the Patriots bounce back from humblings before, of course, but this clearly wasn't the Week 3 warm-up for the regular season opener at Miami that anyone in Foxboro was looking for.

    CNN.com

  • We've seen the Patriots bounce back from humblings before, of course, but this clearly wasn't the Week 3 warm-up for the regular season opener at Miami that anyone in Foxboro was looking for.

    SI.com

  • We've seen the Patriots bounce back from humblings before, of course, but this clearly wasn't the Week 3 warm-up for the regular season opener at Miami that anyone in Foxboro was looking for.

    SI.com

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