Humility - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |hjuːˈmɪləti|  American pronunciation of the word humility
Brit.  |hjʊˈmɪlɪti|  British pronunciation of the word humility

noun

- a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride(syn: humbleness)

not everyone regards humility as a virtue

- a humble feeling(syn: humbleness)

he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope

Examples

He accepted the honor with humility.

The ordeal taught her humility.

not everyone regards humility as a virtue

he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope

...the young soprano retains an unfeigned humility that is surprising, given the critical acclaim she has received...

She accepted the award with a becoming humility.

I'll habit my behaviour in humility.

He tried the tone of humility; he tried that of audacity. (Jas. Mill)

that artificial humility that her husband hated

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