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Vulnerable vs. Humble

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Vulnerableadjective

More or most likely to be exposed to the chance of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.

‘You are vulnerable to be bullied by someone at school.’;

Humbleadjective

Not pretentious or magnificent; unpretending; unassuming.

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

Vulnerableadjective

Open to disclosing one's inner thoughts and feelings, acting in spite of one's instinct to self-preservation.

‘It's okay to get vulnerable every now and again.’;

Humbleadjective

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

Vulnerableadjective

(computing) More likely to be exposed to malicious programs or viruses.

‘a vulnerable PC with no antivirus software’;

Humbleverb

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

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Vulnerableadjective

Capable of being wounded; susceptible of wounds or external injuries; as, a vulnerable body.

‘Achilles was vulnerable in his heel; and there will be wanting a Paris to infix the dart.’;

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.

Vulnerableadjective

Liable to injury; subject to be affected injuriously; assailable; as, a vulnerable reputation.

‘His skill in finding out the vulnerable parts of strong minds was consummate.’;

Humbleverb

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Vulnerableadjective

susceptible to attack;

‘a vulnerable bridge’;

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.’;

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Vulnerableadjective

susceptible to criticism or persuasion or temptation;

‘vulnerable to bribery’; ‘an argument vulnerable to refutation’;

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.’;

Vulnerableadjective

capable of being wounded or hurt;

‘vulnerable parts of the body’;

Humbleadjective

Hornless. See Hummel.

Vulnerableadjective

susceptible to physical or emotional injury;

‘at a tender age’;

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.’;

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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.’;

Humbleverb

cause to be unpretentious;

‘This experience will humble him’;

Humbleverb

cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of;

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

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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