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hubris

Saltos de línea: hu¦bris
Pronunciación: /ˈhjuːbrɪs
 
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Definición de hubris en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1Excessive pride or self-confidence: the self-assured hubris among economists was shaken in the late 1980s
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Arrogance, hubris, blind patriotism, and good old fashioned fear are our real enemy!
  • As a Christian I am well aware that pride and hubris precede a fall.
  • His enemies prefer to see him as a victim, once again, of his own arrogance, of hubris, and an addiction to taking himself too seriously.
Sinónimos
1.1(In Greek tragedy) excessive pride towards or defiance of the gods, leading to nemesis.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The terms hamartia and hubris should become basic tools of your critical apparatus.
  • The arc of the members' lives follows precisely the classic Greek model of destiny, hubris and nemesis.
  • Throughout the genre, since its beginning, nemesis has clobbered hubris.

Origen

Greek.

Palabras que riman con hubris

buttress

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