Webster's Unabridged Dictionary - Letter H - Page 53

Humanly (adv.) In a human manner; after the manner of men; according to the knowledge or wisdom of men; as, the present prospects, humanly speaking, promise a happy issue.

Humanly (adv.) Kindly; humanely.

Humanness (n.) The quality or state of being human.

Humate (n.) A salt of humic acid.

Humation (n.) Interment; inhumation.

Humbird (n.) Humming bird.

Humble (superl.) Near the ground; not high or lofty; not pretentious or magnificent; unpretending; unassuming; as, a humble cottage.

Humble (superl.) Thinking lowly of one's self; claiming little for one's self; not proud, arrogant, or assuming; thinking one's self ill-deserving or unworthy, when judged by the demands of God; lowly; waek; modest.

Humble (a.) Hornless. See Hummel.

Humbled (imp. & p. p.) of Humble

Humbling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Humble

Humble (v. t.) To bring low; to reduce the power, independence, or exaltation of; to lower; to abase; to humilate.

Humble (v. t.) To make humble or lowly in mind; to abase the pride or arrogance of; to reduce the self-sufficiently of; to make meek and submissive; -- often used rexlexively.

Humblebee (n.) The bumblebee.

Humblehead (n.) Humble condition or estate; humility.

Humbleness (n.) The quality of being humble; humility; meekness.

Humbler (n.) One who, or that which, humbles some one.

Humbles (n. pl.) Entrails of a deer.

Humblesse (n.) Humbleness; abasement; low obeisance.

Humbly (adv.) With humility; lowly.

Humbug (n.) An imposition under fair pretenses; something contrived in order to deceive and mislead; a trick by cajolery; a hoax.

Humbug (n.) A spirit of deception; cajolery; trickishness.

Humbug (n.) One who deceives or misleads; a deceitful or trickish fellow; an impostor.

Humbugged (imp. & p. p.) of Humbug

Humbugging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Humbug

Humbug (v. t.) To deceive; to impose; to cajole; to hoax.

Humbugger (n.) One who humbugs.

Humbuggery (n.) The practice of imposition.

Humdrum (a.) Monotonous; dull; commonplace.

Humdrum (n.) A dull fellow; a bore.

Humdrum (n.) Monotonous and tedious routine.

Humdrum (n.) A low cart with three wheels, drawn by one horse.

Humect (v. t.) Alt. of Humectate

Humectate (v. t.) To moisten; to wet.

Humectant (a.) Diluent.

Humectant (n.) A diluent drink or medicine.

Humectation (n.) A moistening.

Humective (a.) Tending to moisten.

Humeral (a.) Of or pertaining to the humerus, or upper part of the arm; brachial.

Humeri (pl. ) of Humerus

Humerus (n.) The bone of the brachium, or upper part of the arm or fore limb.

Humerus (n.) The part of the limb containing the humerus; the brachium.

Humic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, vegetable mold; as, humic acid. See Humin.

Humicubation (n.) The act or practice of lying on the ground.

Humid (a.) Containing sensible moisture; damp; moist; as, a humidair or atmosphere; somewhat wet or watery; as, humid earth; consisting of water or vapor.

Humidity (n.) Moisture; dampness; a moderate degree of wetness, which is perceptible to the eye or touch; -- used especially of the atmosphere, or of anything which has absorbed moisture from the atmosphere, as clothing.

Humidness (n.) Humidity.

Humifuse (a.) Spread over the surface of the ground; procumbent.

Humiliant (a.) Humiliating; humbling.

Humiliated (imp. & p. p.) of Humiliate

Humiliating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Humiliate

Humiliate (v. t.) To reduce to a lower position in one's own eyes, or in the eyes of others; to humble; to mortify.

Humiliation (n.) The act of humiliating or humbling; abasement of pride; mortification.

Humiliation (n.) The state of being humiliated, humbled, or reduced to lowliness or submission.

Humilities (pl. ) of Humility

Humility (n.) The state or quality of being humble; freedom from pride and arrogance; lowliness of mind; a modest estimate of one's own worth; a sense of one's own unworthiness through imperfection and sinfulness; self-abasement; humbleness.

Humility (n.) An act of submission or courtesy.

Humin (n.) A bitter, brownish yellow, amorphous substance, extracted from vegetable mold, and also produced by the action of acids on certain sugars and carbohydrates; -- called also humic acid, ulmin, gein, ulmic or geic acid, etc.

Humiri (n.) A fragrant balsam obtained from Brazilian trees of the genus Humirium.

Humite (n.) A mineral of a transparent vitreous brown color, found in the ejected masses of Vesuvius. It is a silicate of iron and magnesia, containing fluorine.

Hummel (v. t.) To separate from the awns; -- said of barley.

Hummel (a.) Having no awns or no horns; as, hummelcorn; a hummel cow.

Hummeler (n.) One who, or a machine which, hummels.

Hummer (n.) One who, or that which, hums; one who applauds by humming.

Hummer (n.) A humming bird.

Humming (a.) Emitting a murmuring sound; droning; murmuring; buzzing.

Humming (n.) A sound like that made by bees; a low, murmuring sound; a hum.

Hummock (n.) A rounded knoll or hillock; a rise of ground of no great extent, above a level surface.

Hummock (n.) A ridge or pile of ice on an ice field.

Hummock (n.) Timbered land. See Hammock.

Hummocking (n.) The process of forming hummocks in the collision of Arctic ice.

Hummocky (a.) Abounding in hummocks.

Hummum (n.) A sweating bath or place for sweating.

Humor (n.) Moisture, especially, the moisture or fluid of animal bodies, as the chyle, lymph, etc.; as, the humors of the eye, etc.

Humor (n.) A vitiated or morbid animal fluid, such as often causes an eruption on the skin.

Humor (n.) State of mind, whether habitual or temporary (as formerly supposed to depend on the character or combination of the fluids of the body); disposition; temper; mood; as, good humor; ill humor.

Humor (n.) Changing and uncertain states of mind; caprices; freaks; vagaries; whims.

Humor (n.) That quality of the imagination which gives to ideas an incongruous or fantastic turn, and tends to excite laughter or mirth by ludicrous images or representations; a playful fancy; facetiousness.

Humored (imp. & p. p.) of Humor

Humoring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Humor

Humor (v. t.) To comply with the humor of; to adjust matters so as suit the peculiarities, caprices, or exigencies of; to adapt one's self to; to indulge by skillful adaptation; as, to humor the mind.

Humor (v. t.) To help on by indulgence or compliant treatment; to soothe; to gratify; to please.

Humoral (a.) Pertaining to, or proceeding from, the humors; as, a humoral fever.

Humoralism (n.) The state or quality of being humoral.

Humoralism (n.) The doctrine that diseases proceed from the humors; humorism.

Humoralist (n.) One who favors the humoral pathology or believes in humoralism.

Humorism (n.) The theory founded on the influence which the humors were supposed to have in the production of disease; Galenism.

Humorism (n.) The manner or disposition of a humorist; humorousness.

Humorist (n.) One who attributes diseases of the state of the humors.

Humorist (n.) One who has some peculiarity or eccentricity of character, which he indulges in odd or whimsical ways.

Humorist (n.) One who displays humor in speaking or writing; one who has a facetious fancy or genius; a wag; a droll.

Humoristic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a humorist.

Humorize (v. t.) To humor.

Humorless (a.) Destitute of humor.

Humorous (a.) Moist; humid; watery.

Humorous (a.) Subject to be governed by humor or caprice; irregular; capricious; whimsical.

Humorous (a.) Full of humor; jocular; exciting laughter; playful; as, a humorous story or author; a humorous aspect.

Humorously (adv.) Capriciously; whimsically.

Humorously (adv.) Facetiously; wittily.

Humorousness (n.) Moodiness; capriciousness.

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