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humilitynoun [U]

uk   /hjuːˈmɪl.ə.ti/  us   /hjuːˈmɪl.ə.t̬i/
(Definition of humility from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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humilitynoun [U]

 us   /hjuˈmɪl·ɪ·t̬i/
the feeling or attitude that you have no special importance that makes you better than others; lack of pride: Grandma was a religious woman of deep humility.
(Definition of humility from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “humility”
in Korean 겸손…
in Arabic تَواضُع…
in Malaysian rendah hati…
in French humilité…
in Russian скромность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 謙遜, 謙恭…
in Italian umiltà…
in Turkish alçakgönüllülük, tevazu…
in Polish pokora…
in Spanish humildad, modestia…
in Vietnamese thái độ khiếm tốn, sự nhún nhường…
in Portuguese humildade…
in Thai ความอ่อนน้อมถ่อมตน…
in German die Bescheidenheit…
in Catalan humilitat…
in Japanese 謙虚…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谦逊, 谦恭…
in Indonesian kesederhanaan, kerendahan hati…
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