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

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  1. humilitynoun

    egolessness, humilitude, modesty


  2. humilitynoun

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

    egolessness, humilitude, modesty


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. humility

    carelessness, contentment, indifference, satisfaction

    ambition, aspiration, competition, emulation, opposition, rivalry

Princeton's WordNet

  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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  1. humilitynoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. humilitynoun

    meekness, lowliness, self-abasement, diffidence, modesty

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  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Confidence is good, but confidence with humility is far better.

  2. Ben Carson:

    'By humility and the fear of the Lord are riches and honor and life,' and that's a very big part of who I am. I don't get that impression with him.


    Do not turn your back on those who have misjudged you for no good reasons. If you cannot love them back for being so cruel and mean, send them a note of gratitude to let them feel your expression of humility.

  4. John McNerney:

    My two rock idols are Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen. Not just because they are from Jersey, but, because they conduct themselves with humility and give a lot back to the public and their respective communities. And, the fact they both ended up marrying someone that "knew them when" is something I admire and hope to have with Tina (Rinaldi) one day.

  5. Clive Staples Lewis:

    A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.

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