Synonym of humble

Alternative for humble

humbles, humbled, humbling, humbler, humblest

Synonym: homely, meek, modest, plain, simple, unpretentious,

Antonym: exalt, magnify, noble, proud,

Adjective

Having or showing a modest or low estimate of one's importance
modest respectful unassuming unpresuming unpretentious unostentatious courteous demure discreet embarrassed temperate unboastful bashful blushing reserved shy unobtrusive free from vanity self-deprecating self-effacing soft-spoken down-to-earth hiding one's light under a bushel meek reticent retiring diffident timid unassertive withdrawn backward shrinking coy introverted quiet timorous sheepish recessive mousy insecure unconfident lowly aw-shucks nervous hesitant self-deprecatory overly modest restrained apprehensive silent skittish self-conscious self-critical unassured rabbity mild simple fearful inconspicuous prim unpretending reluctant faint-hearted unforthcoming unsure constrained shamefaced withdrawing proper seemly inhibited wary abashed coquettish chaste kittenish low-key chary prudish overmodest nice submissive passive natural genuine unaffected arch flirtatious artless ordinary ingenuous unambitious plain egoless unaggressive subdued introvert doubtful unnoticeable low-profile simpering uncertain self-doubting ashamed evasive distrustful mim blenching dubious suspicious flinching unpoised keeping a low profile quaking weak-kneed trembling cowering moderate resigned prudent keeping one's light under a bushel reclusive unsociable ill at ease secret seclusive private secretive eremitic easily frightened lacking courage anchoritic hermitic eremitical unaffable undemonstrative unexpansive nongregarious gutless wimpish mousey yellow yellow-bellied sissy scary fearsome tremulous chicken trepidatious fainthearted decorous not forward prissy sober respectable strait-laced staid decent ladylike sedate media-shy scared poor-spirited tentative afraid faint frightened recreant shuddering cowardly innocent virtuous priggish virginal pure maidenly old-maidish goody-goody straight starchy puritanical niminy-piminy uptight affected square retired close earnest serious solemn prim and proper doubting verecund recoiling blushful easily embarrassed uncommunicative taciturn standoffish close-mouthed cold cautious distant cool unresponsive solitary offish self-contained aloof collected uncompanionable formal guarded unapproachable dumb frigid gentle serene misanthropic icy peaceful ceremonious noncommittal composed placid conventional closemouthed self-restrained repressed tight-lipped inward-looking thoughtful controlled self-controlled remote tongue-tied laconic detached stand-offish mom mum unspeaking clammed up costive declining frustrated uncomfortable uneasy docile ineffectual unfriendly apologetic passionless introspective unemotional chilly hung up snobbish Olympian flushed reddening humiliated flushing excited anxious bottled up indrawn agitated contemplative pensive self-absorbed self-interested colourless indeterminate pale colorless socially inhibited turning red red-faced jumpy jittery agog antsy meditative reflective ruminative inner-directed self-centred mute unconcerned aseptic disinterested incurious retreated recluse uncurious casual uninterested indifferent self-centered wordless speechless muted mumchance not talkative hushed zipped voiceless buttoned up still soundless nonvocal not forthcoming dark unwilling close-lipped dried up wouldn't say boo to a goose tight-mouthed dummied up

Adjective

Of low social, administrative, or political rank
common lowly poor commonplace ordinary plebeian simple ignoble low proletarian undistinguished inferior insignificant mean modest baseborn underprivileged unimportant meagre meager rough severe unrefined unremarkable unwashed inconsequential inglorious lowborn measly obscure prole shabby trivial unpretentious vulgar wretched beggarly contemptible humdrum lumpen miserable paltry petty pitiful plebby puny scrubby sordid uncouth unfit lower-class working-class low-born low-ranking low-life of low birth of low rank base servile subordinate peasant menial declassed second-class low-class unassuming meek blue-singlet minor popular déclassé subservient plain junior lesser low-bred lowlife gentle mild middling submissive docile dutiful retiring reverential mundane withdrawing everyday obsequious prosaic second-rate blue-collar cast down crude dishonourable dishonorable unworthy average cloth-cap grass-roots bourgeois traditional unsophisticated banal conventional pedestrian grassroots democratic people's philistine lowbrow low-paid declassé demotic deprived common or garden low-status secondary mediocre subsidiary second-string small smaller lousy demeaning reduced low-grade degrading ancillary second-fiddle bottom little poorer slighter lower ignominious lower-ranking sorry sad dinky minor-league small-fry small-time bush-league third-string lower in rank undersized subjacent lower in status second-banana not very important beneath someone bottom-rung back seat below someone entry-level less important under someone's heel not so important unambitious unaspiring limited unimposing unexceptional homespun run-of-the-mill despicable degraded abject shameful vile disgraceful corrupt wrong infamous craven execrable currish dirty snide detestable degenerate unprincipled improper nasty unchivalrous low-minded reprehensible shameless low-down uncharitable blameworthy discreditable heinous dastardly lewd immoral rotten reproachful coarse scurvy wicked squalid dilapidated seedy slummy sleazy insalubrious dismal dingy mangy broken-down run down down at heel scruffy scuzzy crummy grungy bad ratty ramshackle tacky untidy bedraggled substandard tawdry grotty shoddy threadbare tattered rickety worn-out run-down unkempt decrepit moth-eaten beat-up dog-eared low-rent tatterdemalion down-at-the-heels neglected dumpy tatty bombed-out down-at-heel timeworn tumbledown two-bit rundown

Adjective

Lacking in confidence, assertiveness or self-assurance
meek unassertive deferential submissive obsequious servile acquiescent compliant cowed demure lamblike obedient obliging shy soft spineless spiritless subdued tame unobtrusive unprotesting unresisting yielding gentle lowly reverential subservient biddable docile polite resistless sheepish supplicatory timid apprehensive fearful hesitant manageable mild quiet sycophantic tentative timorous tractable unambitious mim self-conscious passive dutiful unassuming pliant resigned accommodating modest self-effacing unpretentious amenable ductile slavish obeisant longanimous fawning controllable governable patient conformable law-abiding forbearing pliable reverent malleable complaisant duteous down-to-earth ingratiating tolerant orderly self-abasing willing persuadable grovelling bootlicking teachable abject persuasible nonresistant groveling menial agreeable easy under one's thumb peaceful respectful long-suffering unpresuming unboastful regardful civil courteous considerate retiring peaceable attentive thoughtful diffident awed toadying tolerating flexible unresistant deferent truckling cowering cringing cooperative gullible trusting workable wishy-washy nothing pabulum Milquetoast serene zero plain lenient subject downtrodden snivelling inferior mannerly ingratiatory impressionable manipulable putty in one's hands game suggestible dancing sniveling ignoble mean complacent easygoing well-behaved cool weak-kneed docious milky laid-back adaptable mellow usable childlike easily swayed easily manipulated easily handled at one's mercy in one's power in one's clutches a slave to at one's beck and call in one's pocket easily influenced non-resisting supine under someone's thumb nonresisting domesticated comformable obeying giving-in bowing down uncomplaining complying subordinate surrendering amiable placable kowtowing disciplinable trainable handleable susceptible influenceable responsive receptive suasible accepting assenting susceptive open moldable convincible easily persuaded consenting good easy-going indulgent supple go-with-the-flow transformable bendy ready disciplined well-disposed untroublesome conciliatory assentive forgiving agreeing approving seemly non-resistant credulous easily led helpful well-mannered disposed accessible quiescent like putty in one's hands enduring sympathetic favorable favourable putty in hands rolls with punches like putty in your hands restrained acceptive conformist tameable mouldable consentient assentient accordant compromising bendable tamable submitting unformed under someone's control amendable trained convenient inexperienced acceding spongy putty lithy willing to compromise conforming encourageable plastic giving bending able to be influenced stoical pervious acquiescing well-regulated well-disciplined domestic weak proper solicitous formative adjustable well-trained fatalistic reconciled philosophical wimpish frightened boneless concurring friendly generous Uriah Heepish observant under control wussy onside supportive adapted calm genial phlegmatic renouncing cordial satisfied stoic relinquishing adjusted accommodated companionable useful eager to please eager to help forthcoming open-minded easy to deal with administrable well trained well disciplined well brought up well behaved mindful well-brought-up well mannered decorous good-natured good-tempered in accord in agreement devoted loyal honoring faithful sheeplike venerating honouring hearsome unquestioning permissive like a lamb to the slaughter good-humoured good-humored glad to be of assistance nonviolent lifeless non-violent non-aggressive wrapped around finger on a string disinterested static reflexive sleepy unreceptive asleep latent stolid flat motionless poker-faced bearing moony flaccid idle unflappable deceivable compassionate charitable inclined hands off dupable clement happy prepared going through motions walking through it pardoning moderate benign merciful pampering naive liberal temperate unburdensome unsuspicious mollycoddling humoring spoiling excusing light condoning deludable fleeceable lax unoppressive pleased humouring glad enthusiastic eager content keen set predisposed prone desirous like-minded nothing loath in the mood one in accord with so minded in favour of a mind so-minded fain in favor zealous minded

Adjective

(of an object) Not having any impressive qualities
modest conservative discreet folksy homely laid-back unaffected unassuming unbeautified uncomplex understated unembellished unimposing unobtrusive unpresumptuous unpretending unpretentious plain simple ordinary unostentatious unsophisticated natural honest-to-goodness artless guileless ingenuous honest genuine true quiet lowly without airs innocent naive real wholesome down-to-earth open sincere homey restrained inelaborate cracker-barrel unfussy rustic childlike straightforward undesigning unadorned unornamented homespun pure self-effacing easy-going unshowy unspoilt pretensionless uncontrived reserved polite considerate kind courteous homemade homecooked on the up and up down-home frank homebrew unspoiled classic unambitious free-spirited prosaic down unextravagant everyday basic meek poor demure up front down home small homestyle uncomplicated minimal practical fresh unembroidered unexcessive token economical workaday unrefined no-nonsense acceptable unelaborate penny plain without frills hearty undecorated conventional simplistic simpleminded unworldly unwary unsuspecting unsuspicious unknowing gullible naïve inexperienced green cozy cosy traditional low-key downhome informal average domestic common fair unaspiring run-of-the-mill commonplace dinkum callow ignorant immature familiar dewy-eyed dewy wide-eyed naif primitive uncritical unpolished gauche aw-shucks parochial provincial untutored cornball raw unstudied unschooled bush-league rookie corny unartificial unadulterated kid clean authentic

Adjective

Humble or lower in rank or status
abject servile craven fawning grovelling groveling ignoble ingratiating lowly obedient obeisant obsequious self-abasing subservient sycophantic unresisting slavish base menial toadying unctuous smarmy crawling flattering cringing saccharine bootlicking submissive deferential sucky slimy brown-nosing oily mean low soft charming serving silken Uriah Heepish toadyish soapy ass-kissing oleaginous greasy disarming apple-polishing forelock-tugging arse-licking creeping excessively deferential despicable suckholing creepy insinuative ingratiatory sugary vile smooth slick ignominious sycophantish insincere insinuating unworthy cloying cajoling nauseating docile sickening wheedling smooth-tongued silver-tongued slippery smooth-talking honey-tongued adulatory snivelling sniveling saponaceous insinuatory suggestive humiliating reptilian cringey conniving prostrate winsome winning endearing beggarly passive unskilled low-status boring degrading timeserving eating crow routine dull arse-kissing humdrum eating humble pie sorry brownnosing sycophant scraping parasitic bowing spineless mealy-mouthed kowtowing cowering compliant demeaning bowing and scraping low-grade inferior blue-collar tedious basic common baseborn degraded contemptible worthless debased sordid reprehensible shabby detestable dishonourable scungy deplorable meek humiliated horrible gloomy dejected outcast dishonorable deferent dismal self-effacing hangdog suave fulsome glib gushing urbane gushy hagiographical hagiographic effusive plausible hypocritical buttery phoney creamy smug pinguid phony smooth-spoken complimentary truckling honeyed praising sweet-talking reverential laudatory sophisticated courteous debonair persuasive encomiastic gracious polished bland civilized applauding commending civilised appreciative affable parasitical subordinate enthusiastic glowing soft-soaping respectful acclamatory eulogistic polite encomiastical silky cool gentlemanly mannerly civil refined pleasing cultivated svelte pleasant self-possessed courtly genial media-savvy admiring favourable flannelling blarneying gratifying supple coaxing overly flattering worshipping credible friendly crouching enslaved stipendiary sneaking complacent subject compliable eloquent fast-talking favorable commendatory blandishing worshipful all over someone gentle amiable rhapsodic lionizing convincing highly favourable assured congenial unemotional rave extravagant worldly worldly-wise lionising worshiping good-natured inordinate excessive overdone poised gallant dignified immoderate lavish hard to resist diplomatic agreeable tactful profuse extensive liberal ample generous self-assured over-appreciative impeccable cultured soft-spoken sociable politic cordial well-bred obliging formal distingué rapturous OTT gross well mannered sugarcoated magniloquent bombastic grandiloquent canting coarse overgenerous sanctimonious sweet over the top sweet-sounding chivalrous respectable considerate genteel decorous decent together facile collected composed unruffled possessed coolheaded equable sedate royal self-composed

Adjective

Easygoing in temperament
nonchalant easy casual friendly happy pleasant outgoing relaxed sociable carefree congenial polite amiable gregarious affable genial gentle natural gracious tolerant down-to-earth good-humored good-humoured good-natured good-tempered free and easy happy-go-lucky unreserved unconstrained unflappable uninhibited humoring open great-hearted urbane undemanding diplomatic unaffected familiar humouring at ease cordial amicable agreeable hospitable neighbourly neighborly approachable companionable sympathetic obliging kind complaisant warm mild civil chummy buddy-buddy comradely convivial easy-going kindly courteous matey clubby sweet benevolent cheerful nice lenient hail-fellow-well-met pleasing conversable extroverted extrovert well-disposed easygoing close mellow intimate peaceful peaceable cooperative harmonious communicative easy to get along with accommodating charming benign considerate accessible clubbable pally decent informal warm-hearted social compatible well disposed helpful jovial welcoming likeable amenable non-hostile loving tender generous indulgent magnanimous forthcoming warmhearted charitable cozy likable understanding palsy-walsy bonhomous cosy regular amical conciliatory good-hearted easy to get on with chivalrous confidential affectionate receptive kindred delightful like-minded gallant pacific moderate unselfish courtly civilized personable engaging extraverted fraternal thoughtful palsy unrestrained clubable lively beneficent kind-hearted cheery conflict-free breezy civilised smiling buoyant well-mannered downright neighborly big-hearted bland unctuous company-loving stately suave willing accommodative appealing tactful ladylike gentlemanly decorous colonial boon good company genteel well-bred mannerly well mannered assent available dear lovable winsome couth winning couthy eager to please eager to help personal chilled giving swell copacetic brotherly near thick tight unstuffy livable courageous heroic noble sweet-tempered bosom bubbly door's always open laid-back supportive valiant talkative acquiescent altruistic bighearted patient compliant confident collegial hail-fellow hearty snug fresh officious inseparable easy to live with marshmallow softie brave free-and-easy thick as thieves fond vibrant loyal amusing confiding funny good faithful hilarious attentive favorable comical jocular jocose attached entertaining on good terms responsive willing to please even-tempered favourably disposed loquacious effusive garrulous empathic concordant agreeing accordant fearless honourable bold intrepid dauntless honorable stout-hearted free demonstrative unanimous square shooting right nice chatty voluble conversational noble-minded valorous frictionless unceremonious simpatico united discursive talky favourable compassionate merciful benignant knightly in tune seeing eye to eye in harmony in rapport in unison free from disagreement in accord in step of one mind en rapport on same wavelength effervescent liberal expansive lavish gushy calm measured temperate sensible attention-seeking

Adjective

Not special or different in any way
ordinary unremarkable average commonplace plain common modest normal unexceptional prosaic standard workaday homespun indifferent mediocre pedestrian so-so undistinguished conventional humdrum middling mundane stale unpretentious characterless mainstream middle-of-the-road simple typical unmemorable vanilla boring colorless colourless dull fair garden-variety homely nondescript quotidian uneventful uninteresting passable uninspiring bland bog-standard hackneyed OK stereotyped suburban banal corny cut-and-dried cut-and-dry everyday hacky medium routine run-of-mine run-of-the-mine second-class second-rate standard-issue tolerable uninspired usual dime-a-dozen not bad ornery run-of-the-mill drab dreary garden generic inferior mean monotonous plain vanilla plastic predictable trite unnoteworthy white-bread a dime a dozen garden variety no great shakes not up to much common or garden nothing to write home about familiar household frequent stock regular customary ubiquitous habitual unexciting formulaic insignificant unextraordinary unvaried stereotypical nothing special plain-Jane ten a penny off-the-shelf recognized domestic accustomed known repeated acquainted well-known general settled expected unsophisticated wonted traditional recognizable proverbial recurring native established recognisable recognised well known time-honored day-to-day old hat common variety matter-of-fact indistinctive featureless neutral beige faceless noncommittal your basic folksy normophilic unostentatious inelaborate uncomplicated uncluttered unelaborate unornamented unembellished elementary austere rustic pure and simple insipid clean undecorated unadorned unoriginal tired lacklustre lackluster flat vapid unimaginative jejune platitudinous half-pie derivative overworked bromidic overused tedious adequate moderate forgettable clichéd threadbare fair-to-middling cornball well-worn dry tame not so hot lifeless worn-out timeworn shopworn musty moth-eaten wearisome ho-hum tiresome fairish decent hokey spiritless time-worn stodgy played out familiar tune hack amateur amateurish worn out overdone not much cop ready-made acceptable set okay satisfactory worn old cliché blah dime-store bathetic exhausted drained mildewed chain used-up warmed-over slow cliched truistic ponderous all right intermediate mind-numbing run of the mill stereotypic platitudinal unimpressive respectable repetitious plodding anaemic unvarying heavy fair to middling stupid numbing stuffy anemic jading arid monochromatic inconspicuous dusty nothing to get excited about ho hum wishy-washy uncreative straightforward hoary unadventurous repetitive lowly natural cliche obligatory hackney cobwebby sufficient serviceable not very good leaden bush-league nowhere good pabulum zero banausic tiring nothing wearying drudging bog standard good enough basic dull as dishwater bourgeois nitty-gritty terrestrial middle-class limited prosy unexceptionable presentable square dead sterile unspectacular barren median fairly good reasonable weary fine inconsequential O.K. midsize midsized middle goodish bloodless flavorless flavourless par for the course pretty good conservative gray grey uninventive derived provincial allowable small-town lusterless admissible parochial practical nothing out of the ordinary conformist plebeian unimportant trivial yawn unmoved sufficiently good meh unchanging immaterial parish-pump moderately good tripe clear passionless deadpan two a penny tidy anonymous weak vacuous cliché-ridden not too bad staid zestless dim monotone inconsiderable popular midway soulless irksome middle of the road feeble big yawn unobjectionable limp inane unappealing of no consequence mass-produced inoffensive lame well worn lacking variation lacking variety unstimulating unimposing orthodox unspecified unidentified immemorable majority daily in-between unspecial unartistic workday no-frills casual informal unimpressed heavy-handed businesslike enough small poor unromantic usual thing long-winded turgid prevailing discreet public treadmill toneless anodyne empty quiet unenthusiastic shiftless uninterested widespread standardized scanty unnoticeable middle-England petit-bourgeois annoying irritating diddly actual practicable prose unfateful indecisive noneventful inconclusive phoned in livable unimpeachable conventionalized old-hat outmoded outdated out-of-date obsolete played-out old-chestnut old-saw antiquated earthbound unsentimental unvarnished unpoetic literal unemotional factual samey blending into the background silly obvious matter-of-course starch prevalent of poor quality meagre skimpy light useless boresome vexatious typecast irrelevant paltry considerable dragging minimal pointless piddling worthless boiler plate vieux jeu matter-of- fact blank expressionless no big deal meaningless whatever sparse superabundant lustreless competent noticeable goodly sizable generous worthwhile abundant substantial sizeable biggish significant comfortable appreciable marked pathetic better than nothing artless pallid commensurate boilerplate fair enough apathetic unambitious lazy torpid unanimated able plenty cromulent sufficing standardised meager antiseptic unrefined jake unentertaining stiff unenjoyable undistinctive up to scratch worn thin cheap and commonplace mid medial soporific draggy dreich deadly yawnsome dullsville fatiguing prolix lacking excitement deadening unspirited dry as dust lacking interest neither one thing nor the other waterish nerdy wimpy milk-and-water sapless lacking personality lacking charisma intermediary halfway of little consequence of little importance not worth mentioning of no importance of no great concern of no account bought insular inward-looking blinkered property-owning nothing to shout about unmotivated ample mediate central midmost store par run-of-the mill medium-sized middle-sized rural country shopkeeping propertied materialistic not amounting to much down-to-earth facile noplace dumb cornfed up to standard off-the-rack off-the-peg store-bought Pooterish hidebound philistine Victorian old-line illiberal unappetizing unpalatable inedible unsavoury tasteless distasteful uneatable uniform savourless uninviting harmless off-putting unpleasant unattractive disagreeable safe halfhearted diluted regimented boiled down without punch straight governmental utilitarian corporate functional institutional unsavory rudimentary ugly standard issue unambiguous uninvolved easy specific painless clear-cut short precise non-complex

Adjective

Without moral principles
base sordid ignoble vile immoral improper bad cheap contemptible despicable evil foul iniquitous shoddy sinful squalid unscrupulous vulgar wicked wretched wrong corrupt depraved disreputable ignominious low tawdry unprincipled unsavory unsavoury unseemly debased degenerate dishonest dishonourable dissolute mean reprobate scandalous shameful abject abominable currish detestable dirty discreditable dishonorable execrable infamous menial nasty paltry petty servile slavish snide abhorrent disgusting coarse common disgraceful indelicate loathsome lowly offensive pitiful plebeian poor sleazy sorry trashy ugly low-minded worthless low-down villainous vicious heinous reprehensible nefarious rotten odious shabby hateful scurvy monstrous atrocious shocking beastly deplorable horrible shady diabolical crooked unethical unworthy unpleasant degraded criminal cruel fiendish perverted dastardly outrageous flagitious obscene dark appalling dreadful debauched miserable lousy unlawful egregious warped malicious revolting unrighteous black shameless terrible barbarous ungodly unspeakable obnoxious dissipated indecent repugnant abandoned awful unfair perverse wanton gross degrading underhand profligate wrongful impure brutal lewd deceitful malevolent distasteful unclean horrid decadent rascally unwholesome repulsive disagreeable murderous inhuman sick repellent devious unholy untrustworthy pitiable stinking scoundrelly devilish objectionable hellish uncharitable infernal inferior unconscionable knavish rakish ratty scungy treacherous underhanded libertine demoralized brutish savage low-life scummy ruthless bent seedy profane nauseating ghastly blameworthy pathetic miscreant licentious roguish blasphemous grubby heartless sickening intolerable amoral hideous loose demoralised dodgy sad diabolic jackleg rakehell rakehelly black-hearted morally wrong louche illegal filthy opprobrious impious bestial unforgivable lamentable sadistic no-good beyond the pale notorious unkind spiteful seamy inglorious corrupted irreligious not cricket beggarly dismal merciless lame sacrilegious horrendous gruesome barbaric inhumane illicit brute unbecoming sinister fallen beyond contempt lower-class inexcusable God-awful fraudulent lawless ordinary malfeasant rude deceptive scabby noisome noxious yucky baseborn horrifying frightful godless grievous damnable crude truculent skanky proletarian culpable slimy callous illegitimate satanic demonic lowborn good-for-nothing lascivious uncouth lumpen prole accursed malignant cowardly sly sneaking lecherous woeful sneaky maleficent boorish peccable cruddy unwashed cheating perfidious disgustful loathly venal felonious grisly libidinous sick-making shifty yucko butcherly crass putrid unrespectable shy harsh double-dealing churlish recreant scrubby ungentlemanly mean-spirited two-faced unfriendly piteous despisable off-color heartbreaking unjust distressing ferocious distressed nauseous undignified intemperate modest Machiavellian inappropriate unhealthy unacceptable insufferable meager questionable off-putting inelegant inconsiderate bogging mercenary meagre slummy threadbare prurient mournful unrefined scruffy grungy lustful carnal rancid vitiated bloodthirsty pitiless repellant fulsome subservient scuzzy crummy demeaning grotty dumpy rundown tatty ill-natured flagrant humiliating indefensible grovelling unsuitable ornery groveling traitorous inequitable disdainable exceptionable fierce thoughtless unbefitting low-born erring irreverent unregenerate rueful heartrending caitiff pervy peasant unvirtuous low-grade swinish indictable malign harrowing mediocre unpalatable remorseless graceless promiscuous dislikeable unreliable cutthroat catty subordinate conscienceless sullied tainted crafty lying undesirable no-account faithless slippery afflicted joyless cheerless tearful suffering sorrowful comfortless insalubrious simple immodest vice-ridden pernicious tacky incorrigible hostile surly meek obscure scheming godawful small dilapidated guilty unchaste grody hurtful naughty unassuming bad-tempered ill-tempered injurious poisonous defiled hateable smutty indecorous obsequious mangy vindictive unfeeling displeasing salacious selfish cold-blooded hard-hearted self-seeking unfortunate censurable uncultured blamable despiteful virulent two-timing double-crossing run-down shaming broken-down debasing neglected tumbledown tatterdemalion timeworn run down Janus-faced down at heel false grim humdrum bombed-out moth-eaten beat-up dog-eared down-at-the-heels down-at-heel dirty rotten lesser lowlife insignificant down and dirty moving affecting blackguardly touching suspect undistinguished dubious suspicious cunning unchivalrous retrograde bad-hearted feral ferine guileful cursed nightmarish minor conniving meanspirited disloyal unfaithful mischievous deviant facinorous sleazoid outcast compassionate stirring arousing commiserative plain rough unfitting deceiving retrogressive crabbed measly unpardonable disrespectful low-ranking unpretentious lawbreaking uncivil unmannerly macabre terrific grewsome horrific lurid nightmare no good harmful dire dangerous loutish prejudiced arrant inconsistent incompatible impolite twisted exploitative unnatural duplicitous demoniac Mephistophelian rancorous wrathful delinquent tragic discourteous untrue drunken middling second-rate hated narrow-minded ungenerous little calamitous basic cussed sicko kinky adverse disastrous desperate ungracious unconscientious prejudicial abusive senseless slick dingy out of place unprepossessing intolerant ignorant wayward deleterious risqué ill-mannered creepy hairy fast baneful animal average blameful ruthful invidious fickle miserly bigoted inconstant uncaring substandard annoying out of keeping doleful gut-wrenching bawdy revulsive unbearable bad-mannered wild abysmal cantankerous skeezy X-rated low-class gentle mild aberrant ill-humoured uncivilised uncivilized ill-humored submissive dutiful docile self-indulgent limp double-faced mundane errant declassed evil-minded prosaic contemptuous unpolished withdrawing reverential false-hearted everyday cast down retiring disdainful doggish merciful useless embarrassing inadequate hardened craven abnormal glaring ill-famed transgressing furtive wrongdoing shiftless ruffianly ill-reputed unprofessional base-minded shadowy reproachful avaricious thievish vulgarised vulgarized feckless incompetent disingenuous detested execrated unsightly violent unskilled slipshod calculated covetous poxy funny iffy despised peccant abased scurrilous low-status boring casuistic lubricious implacable piggish gluttonous irrational heathen pagan non-theistic atheistic abominated loathed abhorred hateworthy tricky dishonoured disorderly under-the-table condemnable bribable unladylike dull routine reviled ribald of bad reputation scabrous shrewish incorrect unaccommodating dishonored against the law preposterous pornographic maggot cheapening morbid ominous stingy natty praetorian stop-at-nothing dirty-dealing mercentary fishy gloomy humiliated dejected deferent hangdog self-effacing gut-churning icky beneath contempt below contempt whorish pixieish scampish arch puckish pixy prankish tricksy impish pixie leprechaunish waggish elvish ridiculous foolish good-for-naught no-count meritless bloody dislikable vomitous forbidding tyrannical inexorable chronic derogatory unlettered damaging lowering infra dig belittling mortifying impoverished destitute pill pesky pestiferous heel unsporting insupportable homicidal fell nocuous baleful saturnalian commonplace venomous detrimental ill amiss demeritorious sinning vengeful fawning wolfish unjustifiable regrettable sanguinary wounding needy poverty-stricken frolicsome wily in bad untoward unceremonious disparaging scrofulous scornful in poor taste cacodemonic degenerated ramshackle treasonous designing calculating irreverential secular unhallowed unblessed unsanctified unconsecrated contaminated faulty untamed insubordinate sycophantic in low esteem in the doghouse timid weak fearful sarcastic shrewd unsportsmanly unsportsmanlike of easy virtue bedraggled tattered worn-out unkempt decrepit untidy rickety insensitive vomit-inducing lacking dignity beneath you biased very bad bad news two-bit limited brusque oafish morose hedonic undependable contradictory opposed blue-collar low-rent penniless beggared indigent demeaned sinking flatitious failing averse antipathetic inimical rebarbative antagonistic discriminatory sullen low-bred concupiscent unrestrained riotous incongruous restricted tasteless explicit against opposite alien extrinsic counter extraneous unconformable different unfitted foreign tedious obeisant animalistic subhuman unloyal betraying Punic penurious impecunious indulgent raffish flagitous ill-gotten partisan insidious truthless snake in the grass misleading ungallant ill-bred beneath undeserving sybaritic swinging unconstrained voluptuary out of order below the belt beneath your dignity brash lowbrow tactless insulting in opposition needful broke down-and-out famished skint pauperized dirt-poor necessitous coldhearted unsympathetic deteriorated violated easy open discriminating partial unequal ineligible against the rules physical bodily hypocritical classless cloddish clownish dirty-minded fast-living suggestive not nice deprived hard up unfitting to valueless nothing unmerited unsuitable for unfit improper to inappropriate to in the fast lane night owl fast and loose lacking restraint in the gutter gone bad pleasure-seeking gone to the dogs high living weighted distorted unwarranted slanted preferential coloured mendacious colloquial derisive raunchy unsettling affronting vilifying vituperative unutterable out of character unbecoming to unsound insincere unthinking instinctive mindless secondary second-class undue unbalanced loaded uneven arbitrary untruthful defrauding treasonable sparse not good enough out of character with deficient not deserving not worth slender out of place with not fit irritable grumpy clodhopping blunt polite rustic lowbred snippy dour touchy crusty curt cross-grained unsociable grouchy gruff unneighborly delusive adulterous unimportant junior subsidiary second-string illiberal insular forsworn mythomaniac apostate renegade falsehearted one-sided perjured unrightful non-objective uncalled-for colored accurst freaking darned cotton-picking doggoned durn doggone goddamned deuced curst blasted danged durned dang confounded darn hollow-hearted back-stabbing heart-rending visceral instinctual ancillary second-fiddle smaller puny reduced bottom Lilliputian sectarian set inflexible small-minded xenophobic provincial grudging parochial anathematized slighter poorer lower lower-ranking disturbing saddening blamed under a curse blessed dratted forlorn poignant tear-jerking plaintive bush-league minor-league lower in status undersized lower in rank small-fry small-time dinky third-string subjacent distressful entry-level bottom-rung second-banana beneath someone under someone's heel not very important back seat less important below someone not so important derisible to be pitied dowdy faded smirched worn tired uninviting hellacious bitter fetid unwelcome sour foetid malodorous unpleasing rank stomach-turning stomach-churning mephitic uncongenial stinky unappetizing upsetting festy from hell yukky unlovely frightening smelly terrifying alarming funky foul-smelling niffy pongy whiffy olid evil-smelling acrid on the nose miasmal irritating troublesome uncleanly unsatisfactory perturbing pestilential grimy off severe bothersome mucky unnerving cringe-making polluted unappealing reeking formidable direful disconcerting intimidating disquieting painful galling rubbish very unpleasant irksome daunting difficult depressing uncomfortable brackish soiled bum muddy excruciating hair-raising poison troubling serious stressful spine-chilling trying musty discomforting strong extreme traumatic demoniacal fraught grotesque unattractive agonizing dismaying vexatious hard profaned discouraging tremendous disheartening desecrated heavy emetic agitating grave smudged befouled bemired dusty draggled stained besmirched blackened begrimed dreaded worrying uncool godforsaken stale bleak punk hopeless reeky defective agonising yecchy decayed fearsome inadmissible stenchy scary unhappy excessive fusty redoubtable unlikable afflictive not pure serpentine inclement subpar dissatisfactory worrisome torturous inedible suboptimal uneatable vitriolic destructive demonian demonical Luciferian foreboding pits discomposing aggressive tormenting troublous infested startling exasperating indescribable intense biting cutting insipid flavourless tragical tenth-rate sombre unendurable contumelious overwhelming unwanted solemn somber dread unreasonable petrifying frowzy frowsy miasmic frowsty high shuddersome disadvantageous acute third-rate offending uncalled for deadly funereal sepulchral ripe viperous impermissible flavorless stenchful inconvenient a load of pants insolent pungent savorless turbulent inexpedient gnarly flat disgracing decomposed strong-smelling deviate blithering contorted impaired vitiate messy menacing poorly off-colour crook off colour out of sorts demoralizing flaming threatening misguided discommoding diseased not pleasant insalutary terrorizing sickly ruinous scaring resentful footling vexing stark oppressed sucky pants bland uninteresting repelling undecorous frenetic maniacal crazed mad possessed lou bloodcurdling terrorising eerie morally bereft chunderous astounding terribly bad great impertinent stupid onerous crying inept bungling pain drag unlucky beast belligerent surfeiting sleazeball squicky cloying rocky woozy demoralising yicky ill-favoured cancerous malefic very disgusting inhospitable confrontational bellicose combative pugnacious pigpen mighty ropy duff unsafe unpopular disliked unfavorable unfavourable nocent mephistophelean humourless humorless sober unbelievable inconceivable ill-favored spooky like death warmed up frozen infuriating negligent angry militant unrelenting nagging testing tough pressured demanding frustrating taxing miry intimidatory ill-boding sedate ghostly faint mortuary haggard wraithlike supernatural anaemic uncanny dim deathlike corpselike unearthly anemic ghoulish unimaginable crashing flimflam scam unwished-for afflicting awkward blimming scrappy furious ineffable niffing steep gruelling arduous tiring minatory rowdy uncontrollable minacious unsought scorned shunned incommodious uninvited rejected odorous mouldy moldy anguished concerning immoderate exorbitant inexpressible humming gamy stupefying fly-by-night dreary extravagant maddening impossible OTT infected dirtied septic toxic germy putrescent feculent beyond words preternatural undefinable staggering stunning astonishing bewildering amazing desolate O.T.T. extortionate for the birds unwished for surprising indescribably bad indescribably wicked beyond description indescribably evil too great debauching depraving stinking to high heaven ill-smelling drab to be avoided strictly for the birds wanting nerve-racking nail-biting heart-breaking extremely bad nerve-wracking too horrible for words decomposing acid spoiled acidic rotted rotting decaying odoriferous spoilt skunky odiferous spoiling unpromising drear imperfect amateurish insufficient unimpressive unsanitary unhygienic unhealthful grueling laughable over the top depressive derisory dreich lugubrious saturnine glum wack cheapo irremediable garbage crumby out rubbishy disappointing sunless plutonian tenebrous lonesome elegiacal tenebrific elegiac inacceptable bush reject below average poor quality under par won't do low-quality below standard poor-quality below par half-baked of low quality not up to par not on second rate of poor quality not up to scratch over the fence less-than-stellar from hunger not up to snuff not quite the done thing not up to standard unfiltered adulterated Cimmerian a stinker of a a bummer of a germ-ridden disease-ridden stormy defamatory rainy wet squally pejorative invective prohibited calumniatory denigratory deprecatory blustery murky windy foggy unlicensed slanderous vituperatory scurrile libellous scurril libelous contraband clandestine raw blowy misty tempestuous gusty forbidden anarchic terrorist banned unruly outlawed punishable unsanctioned unauthorized actionable aspersive calumnious insurrectionary anarchical rebellious interdicted seditious disruptive insurgent unofficial mutinying proscribed mutinous overcast louring anarchistic verboten taboo noncompliant nonconformist disobedient violating bootleg ungoverned nihilistic uncultivated infringing wildcat unauthorised piratical warlike contumacious criminogenic unregulated unpeaceful disordered racketeering recusant derogative libelling reviling depreciative damning dishonoring reproaching critical libeling denigrating dismissive excoriating defaming maligning disapproving detractive censorious injuring dishonouring hurting abasing haram tapu under-the-counter under the table off base contrary to law not acceptable out of line under the counter smoking gun ruled out in violation of law off limits black-market not permitted without law and order not allowed

Adjective

Characterised by prayer, devout, reverent
prayerful devout religious supplicant supplicating pious godly pleading beseeching soliciting saintly spiritual entreating righteous imploring sainted suppliant supplicatory faithful reverent devoted saintlike virtuous divine good pure moral believing dedicated devotional angelic blessed pietistic sanctified innocent spotless unworldly consecrated upright hallowed perfect chaste clean faultless glorified godlike immaculate just pietistical revered sacrosanct seraphic sublime uncorrupt undefiled untainted venerable venerated god-fearing beatified canonized deified ordained God-fearing sinless canonised reserved messianic holy special sacred dutiful churchgoing ethical orthodox blameless upstanding worthy irreproachable guiltless ecclesiastical sacral unprofane honest decent principled blest consecrate noble honourable uncorrupted law-abiding honorable right exalted respectable straight true high-minded heavenly nice exemplary scrupulous stand-up right-minded meritorious sacramental laudable conscientious praiseworthy noble-minded squeaky-clean trustworthy supernatural commendable all right fair anti-corruption adored equitable stainless beatific moralizing reverential smug born-again clerical moralising priestly worshipped set apart among the angels worshiped charitable punctilious philanthropical impartial matchless philanthropic creditable deserving peerless seraph theological full of good works goody-goody immortal theistic enshrined inviolable eternal anointed numinous solemn devoted to God dedicated to God reverenced proper moralistic conscionable incorruptible seemly truthful reputable chivalrous aboveboard distinguished gallant magnanimous decorous clean-living salt of the earth square true-blue courteous kosher

Adjective

Feeling or expressing remorse at the recognition that one has done wrong
contrite penitent remorseful repentant regretful sorry apologetic chastened compunctious rueful attritional penitential sheepish ashamed shamefaced hangdog sorrowful conscience-stricken guilt-ridden self-reproachful full of regret in sackcloth and ashes humiliated embarrassed abashed mortified chagrined discomfited shamed humbled uncomfortable guilty red-faced distressed disgraced upset flustered self-conscious crestfallen demeaned discountenanced awkward discredited insignificant diminished dishonoured dishonored degraded chastised castigated shy blushing small stupid disparaged tarred and feathered shunned foolish crushed whipped reviled disdained derided shown up scorned low deflated mocked inferior condemned in disgrace fallen belittled bashful prudish debased meek deterred stuttering disconcerted distraught submissive reserved restrained muddled stammering blush to think of mournful abject flushed sad atoning self-condemnatory cheap afraid with one's tail between one's legs propitiatory supplicating self-incriminating bad on one's knees disturbed troubled hot and bothered sweating abased cheapened awful terrible repenting rotten stigmatized modest timid coy self-accusing disappointed stigmatised reddening flushing repining deprecatory put to shame woeful melancholy made to eat humble pie put down conciliatory explanatory expiatory self-effacing diffident unsettled thrown uneasy dismal turning red blushful discomposed plaintive lugubrious woebegone grievous pitiful doleful nervous pitiable deplorable put out of countenance shown-up ill at ease caught with egg on your face not know where to put yourself with egg on one's face wishing the earth would swallow one up

Verb

To shame or put down
humiliate shame degrade demean abase chasten debase disgrace subdue mortify sink abash break belittle crush own reduce chagrin cheapen discredit dishonour dishonor lower cause to lose face embarrass make a fool of shoot down smirch tear down bemean deflate discomfit squash demote foul overcome silence snub squelch upset bring down cast down pull down put away put down put to shame strike dumb take down bring low cut down to size make eat dirt make someone eat crow make someone eat humble pie pop one's balloon put one away bring down a peg cut to the quick make one feel small force to eat humble pie put someone in their place take down a peg or two take down a peg settle someone's hash devalue denigrate downgrade diminish disparage smear taint tarnish show up defame quash flatten blot corrupt prostitute debauch lessen sully drag through the mud stigmatize slander undervalue depreciate derogate ridicule run down stigmatise minimize bring shame to reflect badly on bring into disrepute cow pervert stoop deteriorate bastardize profane warp vitiate deprave subvert canker descend poison stain besmirch bastardise disconcert besmear declass slam pan minimise dismiss discountenance slur defile blacken bump lower the status of put in a bad light set back drag through the mire make ashamed give a black eye take the wind out of someone's sails bring shame on relegate demoralize lower in rank oust depress dethrone depose unseat demoralise reproach decry expose disrate mudsling injure vilify destroy bust confound confuse vanquish malign blemish compromise calumniate kick downstairs displace censure mark down disfavor detract disfavour deride drag down revert ruin attaint libel reduce to the ranks mock detract from bring shame upon pooh-pooh give a bad name write off demerit bench do a hatchet job on play down show in a bad light make lose face take to pieces give a bad name to get the better of have the last laugh on deign condescend floor curb tame blight lower in status dump on demolish disconsider disoblige discipline restrain soften scandalize harm damage mar brand afflict check repress lower someone's status lower someone's dignity bring to one's knees take down a notch bend to one's will overthrow devaluate attenuate blister wither rip spot brutalize spoil weaken dehumanize desensitize undermine browbeat downplay disregard desecrate disrespect scandalise dehumanise desensitise brutalise cast a slur reduce the status of dispirit let down take apart betray tar and feather lose face write down cut down discourage dismay dishearten crawl succumb sell out take to bits shoot down in flames be untrue to oneself beat down make uncomfortable make someone feel ashamed put in your place decrease devalorize subjugate abandon one's principles be prejudicial to debunk dash cause to feel small topple disappoint put out of countenance annoy knock down puncture balloon lower oneself demean yourself lower yourself debase oneself be reduced demean oneself debase yourself affront rattle faze fluster displease nonplus vex conquer defeat seize power be reduced to let down easy horrify appal knock the stuffing out of kick in the teeth appall harass worry bring to terms let wind out of sails take the wind out of somebody's sails cashier move down drum out put someone to shame get one's comeuppance take the wind out strip of rank reduce in rank hold back remove from office underestimate deprecate scorn underrate traduce bad-mouth trivialize disdain knock treat lightly scoff at make light of rubbish cry down do down sneer at dis poor-mouth discount slate vilipend trash-talk diss trash pour scorn on minify sell short misprize soil rap clamor against abuse revile attack trivialise hold cheap slag off criticise dispraise kiss off have a go at condemn contemn slight asperse find fault with look down on roast talk down denounce criticize spurn pull apart hit out at fault pick holes in insult disesteem cast aspersions on ruin the reputation of bring into disfavour blacken someone's name destroy someone's credibility damage someone's reputation pollute befoul bestialize contaminate bring discredit to blotch speak ill of infect breathe on impair assail rip up and down do a number on sling mud at muckrake animalize cast a slur on spread scandal about fling mud at run smear campaign lead astray distort violate deface adulterate cripple dirty hurt blacken the name of dilute make degenerate embitter prejudice waste discolor despoil discolour marginalize outrage blaspheme scorch tar marginalise impugn bring dishonour to influence mess up treat with disrespect misuse disfigure understate manipulate bash ravage laugh off laugh at vandalize maculate treat sacrilegiously flame vandalise commit sacrilege muck up reflect negatively curse vituperate speak badly of pull to pieces cast in a bad light damage the reputation of harm the reputation of muddy the reputation of blacken the reputation of seduce twist flaw unsettle mongrelize misemploy debilitate bend skew misapply colour bias alloy wreck endamage squander sell sacrifice turn badmouth subordinate jaundice worsen reduce in value bloody crab speckle sour rot color reduce in quality blackguard harden blast touch go bad inflict consume rust criticize unfairly go to hell live in the gutter sneer deform undercut sabotage destabilize cross up toughen drag through mud drag someone's name through the mud sling mud corrode envenom spread lies about blacken the character of bad mouth give black eye sully the reputation of throw mud at rip up put hooks in tear into cut offend ulcer sore scourge provoke case-harden inure set a bad example destabilise nose dive aggravate drop hoodoo swear vice cuss voodoo darn wound coarsen waste away axe slash taunt overwhelm smash enfeeble overpower ax dip slow make callous make unfeeling slap alter do wrong be evil talk dirty commit sin tease incapacitate suppress sap devastate depredate sack pillage devour desolate spoliate keep down put double whammy on lace falsify automate robotize mechanize mechanise imbrute automatize barbarize impoverish extinguish blaspheme against irritate begrime grime muddy doctor putrefy cook rout enervate sledge smudge miscall scuzz up slang gird jeer scoff lay waste to commit sacrilege against make foul be rude to give offence to call names step on one's toes cause offence to cut dead hurt someone's feelings treat disrespectfully throw shade call someone names interfere with splash get dirty spatter bring to ruin cause instability tinker with fiddle with make impure tamper with muck gaum mire splatter distain bemire daub poor mouth pooh pooh sour grapes bring someone to their knees make filthy make dirty get filthy crumb bedraggle mess muss make mucky muss up take a swipe at shoot full of holes

Verb

(often by winning or being victorious over) To defeat or overcome in a battle or contest
beat defeat conquer crush overwhelm rout smash trounce vanquish clobber crucify hammer lick massacre slaughter cream murder own shellac skunk blow out get the better of give a drubbing to beat hollow walk all over wipe the floor with bring someone to their knees overpower subdue subjugate master overcome quell quash best dominate thrash subordinate demolish reduce put down triumph over worst subject tame repress surmount pacify overthrow dispatch drub annihilate tank upend overmatch overbear flatten gain ascendancy over bear down prevail over win against shut down make mincemeat of blow out of the water suppress enslave pulverize paste pound break stop get stuff destroy cane triumph take trim be victorious over slam trample bring to heel gain control of gain mastery over undo pulverise checkmate whip trash total bring under the yoke beat down give someone a drubbing take to the cleaners do down run rings around bring to knees get around keep under thumb put in their place hold sway over turn inside out give someone a hiding defeat utterly win a resounding victory over overturn subvert break the spirit hegemonize colonize tyrannize oppress coerce underyoke force compel rule enthrall enthral colonise tyrannise rule over knock out outfight lambaste shoot down wipe out knock off take down upset edge out beat up put in the shade bulldoze whomp KO blast deck blow away waste tan take care of wallop put away floor pip at the post wax unseat hold sway kick around foil thwart reel back in circumvent frustrate outwit zap confound discomfit override throw overmaster rise above trample underfoot bring to their knees wipe off map succeed over overrun extinguish drop chasten get the upper hand over gain the upper hand over get the upper hand marmalize smother bury smoke snow under ruin whup whop skin whap dust tromp swamp bomb kill pommel grind down torpedo bust give someone a pasting win flog work over walk over finish prevail devastate immobilize outmaneuver sink outmanoeuvre whack gain a victory over render incapable immobilise render helpless render powerless obliterate put paid to run rings round take it all mow down bash bring to ruin put an end to weaken enfeeble stagger sap cripple undermine demoralize outdo incapacitate enervate steamroll whitewash impair down slay edge outplay persecute demoralise route outrun shipwreck outhit decimate entrap outjump flax outflank butcher ambush hide be victorious plow under belt cut to pieces wreck nose out spank bludgeon maul batter thump thresh bowl over knock over prostrate tax finish off win a victory over run roughshod over buffet leather torment come out on top pummel baste roll slog whale take to cleaners roll back handicap do curry keep down treat harshly rule with a rod of iron give a hiding take a stick to rough up punish pummelled mess up strike ride roughshod over rule with an iron hand chastise hold down pwn pick apart bung up control larrup overshadow top steamroller settle blank stretch shellack dumbfound overawe shut out drive off put to flight beat back put to rout clean up on throw back in confusion blow out of water lather turn something inside out run circles around cook one's goose fix one's wagon defeat someone heavily wipe off the mat take out mop up take apart gain control over shut off roll over lay one out outstrip outclass excel surpass crack down on defeat heavily defeat easily curb weather survive eradicate shock stun hurdle render outlive squash win over astonish render speechless sweep silence whelm squelch knock socks off come out on top of knock for six quelch ice strangle cow domineer dispirit degrade browbeat be successful bully slap down intimidate prevail against force dow