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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 eað modnisse.

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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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