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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.Shy and modestAnxious and worried
(Definition of humility from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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