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What is another word for humbling?

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Adjective
Causing embarrassment or shame
“He starts to shovel again. He sighs as he pushes the shovel hard with his foot. What a humbling experience this is, he thinks, a truly humbling experience.”
Adjective
Inspiring awe or wonder
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Inclined to find fault too readily
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Noun
An act, or the state, of being humbled or shamed
“The narrative ends with Nebuchadnezzar's acknowledgment that his own arrogance led to his humbling.”
Noun
A loss of success or status
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Noun
The quality of being remorseful
Noun
Loss of reputation or respect as the result of a dishonorable action
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Verb
Present participle for to shame or put down
“The gods would decide to punish his arrogance by sending the wild man, Enkidu, to humble him.”
Verb
(often by winning or being victorious over) Present participle for to defeat or overcome in a battle or contest
“They would humble her army, and not let Daenerys claim the Iron Throne.”
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