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humbleness

[ huhm-buhl-nis, uhm- ]
/ ˈhʌm bəl nɪs, ˈʌm- /
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noun
the quality or state of being modest and lacking in pride or arrogance:We need to teach a different kind of leadership, one where humbleness is more important than confidence.
the quality or state of being or feeling low in rank, importance, status, worth, etc:We observed the humbleness of the local homes, but also the hard-working ethic of the people who lived in them.
the quality or state of being courteously respectful:Respect and humbleness will get you far in dealing with people from other places and cultures.

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OTHER WORDS FROM humbleness

o·ver·hum·ble·ness, nounun·hum·ble·ness, noun
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