hubris
[ hyoo-bris, hoo-bris ]
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Part of SpeechnounOrigin + Etymology
from the Greek word hýbris insolence
Synonyms
noun
audacitychutzpahcockinesspretensionvanity
Antonyms
noun
humilitymodestyrespecttimidity
Definition
nounexcessive pride or self-confidence; arrogance
Examples
nounThat guy was unbearable to be around due to his hubris.
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