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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 crisis|Kerri Arsenault|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
It takes a lot of hubris to risk your solvency on the assumption rates stay unusually low forever.
In an agency long known for its competence, hubris became the nemesis that could not be overcome.The CDC’s failed race against covid-19: A threat underestimated and a test overcomplicated|David Willman|December 26, 2020|Washington Post
I maintained that hubris until October of 2017, when my daughter was born.
Heading off hubris was one of the commission’s main concerns, Lifton said.Strict new guidelines lay out a path to heritable human gene editing|Tina Hesman Saey|September 3, 2020|Science News
He won re-election twice as governor of New York, and had the hubris to run for a fourth term before being defeated in 1994.Mario Cuomo, a Frustrating Hero to Democrats, Is Dead at 82|Eleanor Clift|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
What were his weaknesses as a military commander: was it hubris?
The hubris of that position did so much to create and compound these problems.Is It Just Me or Is the World Exploding? So Why Isn’t Obama Doing More?|Michael Tomasky|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Can Clinton help find the elusive middle ground in American foreign policy between the hubris of Bush and the reluctance of Obama?
Downes disparages this as hubris, “man too big for his boots.”Rackstraw Downes’s Art and Essays Are Two Sides of the Same Genius|Bill Morris|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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 New|Sir Valentine Chirol
Every year He waxes too strong and commits "Hubris," and such sin has its proper punishment.Euripedes and His Age|Gilbert Murray
Each Year arrives, waxes great, commits the sin of Hubris, and then is slain.Five Stages of Greek Religion|Gilbert Murray
Her hubris was in part, at all events, the result of ignorance.Before the War|Viscount Richard Burton Haldane