hubris

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὕβρις (húbris, insolence, sexual outrage).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈhjuːbɹɪs/, [ˈçju̟ːbɹʷɪs]
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Noun[edit]

hubris (countable and uncountable, plural hubrises)

  1. Excessive pride, presumption or arrogance (originally toward the gods).
    • 2017 August 20, “The Observer view on Donald Trump’s presidency”, in The Observer[1]:
      One would have thought that even Trump, despite all his hubris and egotism, would know better than to jump feet first into America’s most sensitive issue: racial division.

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Further reading[edit]

  • hubris at OneLook Dictionary Search

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Noun[edit]

hubris f (uncountable)

  1. hubris