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Definition of humility noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

humility

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//hjuːˈmɪləti//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hjuːˈmɪləti//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the quality of not thinking that you are better than other people; the quality of being humble Her first defeat was an early lesson in humility. an act of genuine humility Word Origin Middle English: from Old French humilite, from Latin humilitas, from humilis ‘low, lowly’, from humus ‘ground’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: humility