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humility

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noun hu·mil·i·ty \hyü-ˈmi-lə-tē, yü-\

Simple Definition of humility

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of humility

  1. :  the quality or state of being humble

Examples of humility in a sentence

  1. He accepted the honor with humility.

  2. The ordeal taught her humility.



14th Century

First Known Use of humility

14th century


HUMILITY Defined for Kids

humility

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noun hu·mil·i·ty \hyü-ˈmi-lə-tē, yü-\

Definition of humility for Students

  1. :  the quality of being humble <She accepted the award with humility.>





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