Hubris is defined as arrogance or excessive pride.(noun)
An example of hubris is the trait that Roy Hobbs has in The Natural.
See hubris in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Gr hybris < IE base ud-, up (> out) + *gwerī-, heavy: basic sense prob. “to rush at impetuously”
See hubris in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Greek, excessive pride, wanton violence; see ud- in Indo-European roots.
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