hubris

[ hyoo-bris, hoo-bris ]

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Part of Speech

noun

Origin + Etymology

from the Greek word hýbris insolence

Synonyms

  • audacity
  • chutzpah
  • cockiness
  • pretension
  • vanity

Antonyms

  • humility
  • modesty
  • respect
  • timidity

Definition

excessive pride or self-confidence; arrogance

Example

That guy was unbearable to be around due to his hubris.

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