- The quality of having a modest or low view of one’s importance: he needs the humility to accept that their way may be betterMore example sentences
- He is a man of modesty and humility above all else, and is obviously passionate about sport.
- If the system was being managed with humility and dignity people could face the end reassured and at peace.
- He is intelligent, engaging and nimbly treads the line between humility and false modesty.
Middle English: from Old French humilite, from Latin humilitas, from humilis (see humble).