Humbling meaning

An event which causes humbleness; a set-down.
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Humbling is defined as showing someone their shortcomings, or causing him to lose their confidence or arrogance.

An example of humbling the professor is when you prove to a know-it-all professor that he got the last answer wrong, making him think twice about his know-it-all attitude.

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Present participle of humble.
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Of higher rank, status, quality, strength, etc.; inducing a feeling of inferiority.
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