humility humility  /hju ˈmɪ lɪ ti/


  1. (n) a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
  2. (n) a humble feeling




  1. Roosevelt, scarcely an exemplar of humility, nonetheless saved the possibility of governmental humility from the forces of utopian and dystopian arrogance.
  2. You learn humility, like when you go to an acting coach who makes you pay for 10 lessons in advance and makes you sit out on the stoop until it's your hour.
  3. Humility is a critically important trait in leaders.


  1. New Gun Store is an Unwelcome Neighbor

    by Roland Glembine / One Davenport non- profit is "up in arms" over who could move in next door. Humility of Mary says a new neighbor could cause harm to the same victims the shelter
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CBS4 Quad Cities

  2. Texas Gov. Rick Perry pitches a way to ‘win this country back’

    WASHINGTON — Gov. Rick Perry, speaking to Christian conservatives Saturday, urged them to approach the task of rebuilding the movement with humility. After signing in, you'll be asked to confirm your subscription information. You'll only have to do this once.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Dallas Morning News

  3. Perry: Politicians aren't perfect

    Washington (CNN) - Gov. Rick Perry of Texas made light at a major gathering of conservatives on Saturday of his sometimes rocky 2012 run for the White House. "I've learned a little bit about humility particularly on national television," he quipped to laughter at the Faith and Freedom Coalition's annual conference, which is one of […]
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CNN Political Ticker

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  1. "She was the cornerstone of our family, and a woman of extraordinary accomplishment, strength and humility," Obama said in a statement released by his campaign. "She was proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and left this world...
    on Nov 3, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Bloomberg

  2. "It is with great humility and with great pride that we tonight will make history for our country and progress for the American people," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said during her closing argument for health-care reform. "Just think, we will...
    on Mar 21, 2010 By: Nancy Pelosi Source:

  3. "David Johnston represents the best of Canada," Harper said in a statement. "He represents hard work, dedication, public service and humility. I am confident he will continue to embody these traits in his new role as the Crown's...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Stephen Harper Source: Toronto Sun

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tacit tacit
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