humility [hyo̵̅o̅ mil′ə tē, yo̵̅o̅-]
The definition of humility is the quality or act of being humble.noun
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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
the state or quality of being humble; absence of pride or self-assertion
ME humilite < OFr < L humilitas
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The quality or condition of being humble.
Origin: Middle English humilite, from Old French, from Late Latin humilitās, from humilis, humble; see humble.