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synonyms for hubris

  • audacity
  • chutzpah
  • cockiness
  • pretension
  • vanity
  • airs
  • brass
  • cheek
  • conceitedness
  • contemptuousness
  • disdain
  • insolence
  • loftiness
  • nerve
  • ostentation
  • pomposity
  • pompousness
  • presumption
  • pretentiousness
  • self-importance
  • overbearance
See also synonyms for: hubristic

antonyms for hubris

MOST RELEVANT
  • humility
  • modesty
  • respect
  • timidity
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He sees that apathy and hubris activated Flint’s public health crisis in 2014 and fuel it to this day.
IN ‘STANDPIPE,’ DAVID HARDIN OFFERS POIGNANT, FLEETING REFLECTIONS ON THE FLINT WATER CRISISKERRI ARSENAULTJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It takes a lot of hubris to risk your solvency on the assumption rates stay unusually low forever.
THE U.S. NOW HAS A DEBT LEVEL THAT RIVALS ITALY’SSHAWN TULLYJANUARY 14, 2021FORTUNE
In an agency long known for its competence, hubris became the nemesis that could not be overcome.
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I maintained that hubris until October of 2017, when my daughter was born.
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Heading off hubris was one of the commission’s main concerns, Lifton said.
STRICT NEW GUIDELINES LAY OUT A PATH TO HERITABLE HUMAN GENE EDITINGTINA HESMAN SAEYSEPTEMBER 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Or was even as noble a mind as his not proof against the overweening hubris to which a despotic genius has so often succumbed?
INDIA, OLD AND NEWSIR VALENTINE CHIROL
Every year He waxes too strong and commits "Hubris," and such sin has its proper punishment.
EURIPEDES AND HIS AGEGILBERT MURRAY
Each Year arrives, waxes great, commits the sin of Hubris, and then is slain.
FIVE STAGES OF GREEK RELIGIONGILBERT MURRAY
Her hubris was in part, at all events, the result of ignorance.
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