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humility (n.)

early 14c., "quality of being humble," from Old French umelite "humility, modesty, sweetness" (Modern French humilité), from Latin humilitatem (nominative humilitas) "lowness, small stature; insignificance; baseness, littleness of mind," in Church Latin "meekness," from humilis "lowly, humble," literally "on the ground," from humus "earth," from PIE root *dhghem- "earth." In the Mercian hymns, Latin humilitatem is glossed by Old English eaðmodnisse.

Origin and meaning of humility

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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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