24 Words For Humble
John Spacey, August 12, 2020
Humble is a state of freedom from ignorance and excessive pride. This is the opposite of narcissism yet is often mistaken as a negative trait of being submissive, cowardly or unsure. The humble are aware of their faults and the role that circumstances and other people play in their success. This is only a realistic and pragmatic view that allows an individual to improve. By recognizing the contributions and needs of others the humble have capacity for gratitude and altruism. As such, synonyms of humble all have positive connotations as follows.
NotesIn many cases, humble is used as an indirect way to say lowly. For example, "the business had humble beginnings." In this case, synonyms of humble can include words such as small, poor, lowly, common, simple or ordinary.
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