Origin of humilityMiddle English humilite from Old French from Classical Latin humilitas
Coach Williams always shows humility by giving all of the credit for the team's success to the students.
An example of humility is someone being a great cook, but realizing there are even better cooks.
Origin of humilityMiddle English humilite from Old French from Late Latin humilitās from humilis humble ; see humble .
(countable and uncountable, plural humilities)
- It requires great humility to overcome hubris.
- All he wanted was to savor the sweet victory, but his modesty and humility kept him from doing so in front of his opponent.
- Even the peculiarly Christian virtue of humility, which presents so striking a contrast to the Greek " highmindedness," was to some extent anticipated in the Rabbinic teaching.
- The church key reminds him that "it is my sin that locks his handes," and the stones of the floor are patience and humility, while the cement that binds them together is love and.
- 9) to seek righteousness and humility, peradventure (but LXX.