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humility (n.)

14世纪初,"谦卑的品质",来自古法语 umelite "谦卑、谦虚、甜美"(现代法语 humilité ),来自拉丁文 humilitatem (代名词 humilitas )"低矮、身材矮小;微不足道;卑微、心胸狭小",教会拉丁文"温顺",来自 humilis "卑微、谦卑",字面意思是"在地上",来自 humus "大地",来自PIE根 *dhghem- "大地"。在默西亚赞美诗中,拉丁文 humilitatem ,是由古英语 eaðmodnisse

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Definitions of humility from WordNet

humility (n.)
a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride;
not everyone regards humility as a virtue
Synonyms: humbleness
humility (n.)
a humble feeling;
he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope
Synonyms: humbleness
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