TEM8 GRE TOEFL
1. Etymologically, humble means 'close to the ground'.
- humility (n.)
- early 14c., from Old French umelite "humility, modesty, sweetness," from Latin humilitatem (nominative humilitas) "lowness, insignificance," in Church Latin "meekness," from humilis "humble" (see humble). In the Mercian hymns, Latin humilitatem is glossed by Old English eaðmodnisse.
- 1. Their daughter's death had taught him humility.
- 2. Humility is considered a virtue.
- 3. Her first defeat was an early lesson in humility.
- 4. It is not a sign of humility to declaim against pride.
- 5. Humility often gains more than pride.
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