How to use Humbled in a sentence
They had humbled and utterly defeated their foreign lord.
His memory is stained by one act of needless cruelty, the massacre of over two thousand Saracen prisoners at Acre; and his fury, when thwarted or humbled, was ungovernable.
At a diet in Tribur he humbled himself before the princes, but in vain.
I feel humbled by the numbers and unworthy of the attention.
But the delusion that Scotland had been finally subdued was to last only for a year, although in 1305 Edward seemed to have accomplished his task, and stood triumphant, with the northern realm at his feet, his domestic foes humbled, and France and the papacy defeated.Advertisement
He humbled Eric VI.
Lotbair was humbled in 1112, but he took advantage of the emperors difficulties to rise again and again, the twin pillars of his strength being the Saxon hatred of the Franconian emperors and an informal alliance with the papal see.
The idea of caring for her overwhelmed him again. He'd never had a reason to try to control his power or to focus on anything other than surviving. That a simple little mortal could show him just how little his Immortal and demon powers really meant humbled him. If he found his way, it would be because of her. Her distress and sorrow were, buried but he still saw them. She was trying to be brave, asking him for one last moment of comfort before what she thought was the end.
And, therefore, we find the most holy men most dejected and humbled in prayer.
I've seen many a grown man truly humbled by my pole.Advertisement
The Record, once the seemingly impregnable bible of the Scottish working class, has been humbled.
He was humbled while he was eating the pig slop.
It was not only the first territorial conquest from the Tatars, before whom Muscovy had humbled herself for generations; at Kazan Asia, in the name of Mahomet, had fought behind its last trench against Christian Europe marshalled beneath the banner of the tsar of Muscovy.
Pulcheria, and called upon to govern an empire greatly humbled.
Then Yahweh shall arise mindful of His oath to the fathers, Israel shall be forgiven and restored, and the heathen humbled.Advertisement
Llewelyn, utterly humbled, now behaved with such prudence that Edward at last sanctioned his marriage with Eleanor de Montfort (although such an alliance must originally have been highly distasteful to the English king), and the ceremony was performed with much pomp in Worcester Cathedral in 1278.
But my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious."
Hines said he felt humbled to be taking on such a mantle, but he took the idea of mentorship seriously.
I have been humbled to work with an incredible crew, from photographer, to hair and makeup.
The sensations humbled him, and he thought again of Mansr's words, that he needed to be more than an exiled war planner.Advertisement
He had annihilated the petty kings of the South, had crushed the aristocracy, enforced the acceptance of Christianity throughout the kingdom, asserted his suzerainty in the Orkney Islands, had humbled the king of Sweden and married his daughter in his despite, and had conducted a successful raid on Denmark.
It was mainly through him that the opportunity of concluding an honourable peace (in 425) was lost, and in his determination to see Sparta humbled he misled the people as to the extent of the resources of the state, and dazzled them by promises of future benefits.
Suitably humbled, all David had left to offer was an old tin tray left over from Queen Victoria's Jubilee.
Whether it is overtly through its lyrics (church hymns) or through its message (positive, enlightened, humbled), this form of expression is one that was recorded in biblical times, during the birth of Christianity.
I am deeply humbled and extremely honored and grateful to be the recipient of this historic award.Advertisement
The young man sulked in, humbled in hoops by high school star Billy Langstrom.
In the end the Alberti, though not victorious, succeeded in getting occasionally admitted to the consulship. Florence now formed a league with the chief cities of Tuscany, made peace with the Guidi, and humbled the Alberti whose castle of Semifonte was destroyed (1202).
Then, repenting this ill-judged step, he hurried in person to the French camp at Pietra Santa and humbled himself before the king.
Besides checkmating Barbarossa, he had humbled Henry II.