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humility

humility

noun hu·mil·i·ty \hyü-ˈmi-lə-tē, yü-\

: the quality or state of not thinking you are better than other people : the quality or state of being humble

Full Definition of HUMILITY

:  the quality or state of being humble

Examples of HUMILITY

  1. He accepted the honor with humility.
  2. The ordeal taught her humility.

First Known Use of HUMILITY

14th century

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