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humility

noun [U] uk   /hjuːˈmɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
C2 the quality of not being proud because you are aware of your bad qualities: He doesn't have the humility to admit when he's wrong. They might be very rich, but it wouldn't hurt them to show a little humility.
Translations of “humility”
in Arabic تَواضُع…
in Korean 겸손…
in Malaysian rendah hati…
in French humilité…
in Turkish alçakgönüllülük, tevazu…
in Italian umiltà…
in Chinese (Traditional) 謙遜, 謙恭…
in Russian скромность…
in Polish pokora…
in Vietnamese thái độ khiếm tốn, sự nhún nhường…
in Spanish humildad, modestia…
in Portuguese humildade…
in Thai ความอ่อนน้อมถ่อมตน…
in German die Bescheidenheit…
in Catalan humilitat…
in Japanese 謙虚…
in Indonesian kesederhanaan, kerendahan hati…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谦逊, 谦恭…
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