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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

    Synonyms:
    egolessness, humilitude, modesty

    Antonyms:
    pride

  2. humilitynoun

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

    Synonyms:
    egolessness, humilitude, modesty

    Antonyms:
    pride

English Synonyms and Antonyms2.8 / 4 votes

  1. humility

    Synonyms:
    carelessness, contentment, indifference, satisfaction

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    unimportance, lowliness, obscureness, humbleness

    Antonyms:
    pride, conceit, pridefulness, vanity, conceitedness

  2. humility, humblenessnoun

    a humble feeling

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

    Synonyms:
    unimportance, lowliness, obscureness, humbleness

    Antonyms:
    pride, pridefulness, conceit, conceitedness, vanity

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Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. humilitynoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. humilitynoun

    Synonyms:
    meekness, lowliness, self-abasement, diffidence, modesty

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "humility":

    modesty

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3729satisfaction
#22457humility
#25345indifference
#33716modesty
#41894contentment
#57236carelessness
#174090humbleness
#208725lowliness
#272811unimportance

How to use humility in a sentence?

  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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