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Humble vs. Mild

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Humbleadjective

Not pretentious or magnificent; unpretending; unassuming.

‘He lives in a humble one-bedroom cottage.’;

Mildadjective

Gentle and not easily angered.

‘a mild man’;

Humbleadjective

Having a low opinion of oneself; not proud, arrogant, or assuming; modest.

Mildadjective

(of a rule or punishment) Of only moderate severity; not strict.

‘He received a mild sentence.’;

Humbleverb

To bring low; to reduce the power, independence, or exaltation of; to lower; to abase; to humiliate.

Mildadjective

Not overly felt or seriously intended.

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Humbleverb

To make humble or lowly in mind; to abase the pride or arrogance of; to reduce the self-sufficiency of; to make meek and submissive.

Mildadjective

(of an illness or pain) Not serious or dangerous.

Humbleverb

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Mildadjective

(of weather) Moderately warm, especially less cold than expected.

‘a mild day’; ‘mild weather’;

Humbleadjective

Near the ground; not high or lofty; not pretentious or magnificent; unpretending; unassuming; as, a humble cottage.

‘THy humble nest built on the ground.’;

Mildadjective

(of a medicine or cosmetic) Acting gently and without causing harm.

‘a mild anaesthetic’;

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Humbleadjective

Thinking lowly of one's self; claiming little for one's self; not proud, arrogant, or assuming; thinking one's self ill-deserving or unworthy, when judged by the demands of God; lowly; waek; modest.

‘God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.’; ‘She should be humble who would please.’; ‘Without a humble imitation of the divine Author of our . . . religion we can never hope to be a happy nation.’;

Mildadjective

(of food, drink, or a drug) Not sharp or bitter; not strong in flavor.

‘a mild curry’;

Humbleadjective

Hornless. See Hummel.

Mildnoun

(British) A relatively low-gravity beer, often with a dark colour; mild ale

Humbleverb

To bring low; to reduce the power, independence, or exaltation of; to lower; to abase; to humilate.

‘Here, take this purse, thou whom the heaven's plaguesHave humbled to all strokes.’; ‘The genius which humbled six marshals of France.’;

Mildadjective

Gentle; pleasant; kind; soft; bland; clement; hence, moderate in degree or quality; - the opposite of harsh, severe, irritating, violent, disagreeable, etc.; - applied to persons and things; as, a mild disposition; a mild eye; a mild air; a mild medicine; a mild insanity.

‘The rosy morn resigns her lightAnd milder glory to the noon.’; ‘Adore him as a mild and merciful Being.’;

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Humbleverb

To make humble or lowly in mind; to abase the pride or arrogance of; to reduce the self-sufficiently of; to make meek and submissive; - often used rexlexively.

‘Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you.’;

Mildadjective

moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme;

‘a mild winter storm’; ‘a mild fever’; ‘fortunately the pain was mild’; ‘a mild rebuke’; ‘mild criticism’;

Humbleverb

cause to be unpretentious;

‘This experience will humble him’;

Mildadjective

humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness;

‘meek and self-effacing’;

Humbleverb

cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of;

‘He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss’;

Mildadjective

mild and pleasant;

‘balmy days and nights’; ‘the climate was mild and conducive to life or growth’;

Humbleadjective

low or inferior in station or quality;

‘a humble cottage’; ‘a lowly parish priest’; ‘a modest man of the people’; ‘small beginnings’;

Humbleadjective

marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful;

‘a humble apology’; ‘essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions’;

Humbleadjective

used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)

Humbleadjective

of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense);

‘baseborn wretches with dirty faces’; ‘of humble (or lowly) birth’;

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