What are some alternative words for humility?

Synonyms for humility
hyuˈmɪl ɪ ti; often yu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. humility, humbleness(noun)

    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, humbleness(noun)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. humility(noun)

    Synonyms:
    egolessness, humilitude, modesty

    Antonyms:
    pride

  2. humility(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    egolessness, humilitude, modesty

    Antonyms:
    pride

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. humility

    Synonyms:
    carelessness, contentment, indifference, satisfaction

    Antonyms:
    ambition, aspiration, competition, emulation, opposition, rivalry

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. humility(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. humility(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    modesty

How to pronounce humility?

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Veena
Veena
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How to say humility in sign language?

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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. John Ruskin:

    I believe the first test of a truly great man is his humility.

  2. Vanna Bonta:

    Humility is the ability to give up your pride and still retain your dignity.

  3. Joseph J. Lamb:

    The road to success leads through the valley of humility, and the path is up the ladder of patience and across the wide barren plains of perseverance. As yet, no short cut has ever been discovered.

  4. Oscar Levant:

    What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few of us left.

  5. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

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


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