hubris
[ hyoo-bris, hoo-bris ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
from the Greek word hýbris insolence
Synonyms
  • audacity
  • chutzpah
  • cockiness
  • pretension
  • vanity
Antonyms
  • humility
  • modesty
  • respect
  • timidity
Definition
excessive pride or self-confidence; arrogance
Example
That guy was unbearable to be around due to his hubris.
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