Definition of humbling:
- defeating (part of speech: verb)
- humbling (part of speech: verb)
- "Indian Summer", William D. Howells.
- "London to Ladysmith via Pretoria", Winston Spencer Churchill.
But did she confess this, confess also that, save for a handful of monosyllables, her only exchange of words with him had been a line of Virgil; and, still more humbling, that she had liked his wife and sister better than himself: did this come to light, she would forfeit every sou of the prestige the visit had lent and yet promised to lend her.- "The Getting of Wisdom", Henry Handel Richardson.