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Definition of hubris noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

hubris

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈhyubrəs//
 
[uncountable] (literary)
 
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the fact of someone being too proud. In literature, a character with this pride ignores warnings and laws and this usually results in their downfall and death.
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