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Noun: humility  hyoo'mi-li-tee
  1. A disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
    "not everyone regards humility as a virtue";
    - humbleness
     
  2. A humble feeling
    "he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope";
    - humbleness

Derived forms: humilities

See also: humble

Type of: feeling, trait

Antonym: conceit, pride

Encyclopedia: Humility