a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
"not everyone regards humility as a virtue"
a humble feeling
"he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope"
The characteristic of being humble; humbleness in character and behavior.
Etymology: From humilite, from umilité, from humilitas, from humilis; see humble.
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
an act of submission or courtesy
Humility is the quality of being modest or respectful. Humility, in various interpretations, is widely seen as a virtue in many religious and philosophical traditions, being connected with notions of egolessness.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hū-mil′i-ti, n. the state or quality of being humble: lowliness of mind: modesty. [O. Fr. humilite—L. humilitat-em—humilis, low.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. The slippered patience of the disinherited. 2. The grogginess of the Ego. 3. To recede to the very bottom of one's own littleness. 4. The Marseillaise of the disappointed. 5. The odor of sanctity. 6. An Iago in plush and lavender. 7. Pride getting ready for a Pounce.
The act and quality of being humble.
Humility is a beautiful quality that we all are grateful for.Submitted by MaryC on June 2, 2020
The numerical value of Humility in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Humility in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
It ain't the heat, it's the humility.
Most Americans I know are uncomfortable with Trump's lack of humility, and, I think that makes Carson the anti-Trump.
If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.
Remember humility on your way up
Everybody is actually mesmerized by his appeal for peace and tolerance, his simplicity and humility is always praiseworthy.
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- Demut, BescheidenheitGerman
- kerendahan hatiIndonesian
- auðmýkt, hógværðIcelandic
- 謙遜, 謙虚Japanese
- umilitate, umilințăRomanian
- skromnost, poniznost, skrušenost, smernostSerbo-Croatian
- khiêm tốnVietnamese
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