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English noun: humility

1. humility (attribute) a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride


SamplesNot everyone regards humility as a virtue.


Synonymshumbleness


Broader (hypernym)trait


Narrower (hyponym)meekness, subduedness


Attributehumble


Antonymsconceitedness, vanity, conceit

2. humility (feeling) a humble feeling


SamplesHe was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope.


Synonymshumbleness


Broader (hypernym)feeling


Narrower (hyponym)meekness, self-depreciation, submission


Antonymspride, pridefulness









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