humility

[ hyoo-mil-i-tee or, often, yoo- ]
/ hyuˈmɪl ɪ ti or, often, yu- /

noun

the quality or condition of being humble; modest opinion or estimate of one's own importance, rank, etc.

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Origin of humility

1275–1325; Middle English humilite < Latin humilitās. See humble, -ty2
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British Dictionary definitions for humility

humility
/ (hjuːˈmɪlɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

the state or quality of being humble
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