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humility

hu·mil·i·ty

humility

 
pronunciation:
hyu mI lih ti
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part of speech: noun
definition: the quality or state of being humble; modesty about one's status or accomplishments.
Her humility caused her to deny that she was in any way a hero for what she'd done.
antonyms:
arrogance, conceit, egoism, egotism, hauteur, hubris, pride, vainglory
similar words:
modesty, shame
Word Parts
The word humility contains the following part:
-ty, -ity, -uity, -eity Latin noun-forming suffix that means state or quality of being