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Synonyms for humility
hyuˈmɪl ɪ ti; often yu-hu·mil·i·ty

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Wiktionary3.1 / 7 votes

  1. humilitynoun

    egolessness, humilitude, modesty


  2. humilitynoun

    The characteristic of being humble; humbleness in character and behavior.

    egolessness, humilitude, modesty


English Synonyms and Antonyms2.8 / 4 votes

  1. humility

    carelessness, contentment, indifference, satisfaction

    ambition, aspiration, competition, emulation, opposition, rivalry

Princeton's WordNet4.8 / 6 votes

  1. humility, humblenessnoun

    a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride

    "not everyone regards humility as a virtue"

    unimportance, lowliness, obscureness, humbleness

    pride, conceit, pridefulness, vanity, conceitedness

  2. humility, humblenessnoun

    a humble feeling

    "he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope"

    unimportance, lowliness, obscureness, humbleness

    pride, pridefulness, conceit, conceitedness, vanity

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Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. humilitynoun

    humbleness, meekness, submissiveness, lowliness, modesty, diffidence, self-abasement

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. humilitynoun

    meekness, lowliness, self-abasement, diffidence, modesty

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

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  1. Mario Kreutzberger:

    From the start we made sure to ask,' What does the audience want ?' and we have worked tirelessly for precisely that audience, with the utmost dedication, humility and deep respect.

  2. Rollins College:

    We are all called to serve as an everyday act of humility ; as a habit of mind ; to see the worth in every person we serve.

  3. Steve Kerr:

    I think fans are attracted to him just because of his humility and his story and how hard he’s had to work, so from that standpoint, it transcends sports somewhat.

  4. Raphael Muntenkurian:

    Everybody is actually mesmerized by his appeal for peace and tolerance, his simplicity and humility is always praiseworthy.

  5. Charles Koch:

    That’s one of my big principles. Success is one of the worst enemies of success, because success tends to breed complacency and lack of humility.

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