Humility

Definition of Humility

Hu`mil´i`ty
n.1.The state or quality of being humble; freedom from pride and arrogance; lowliness of mind; a modest estimate of one's own worth; a sense of one's own unworthiness through imperfection and sinfulness; self-abasement; humbleness.
Serving the Lord with all humility of mind.
- Acts xx. 19.
2.An act of submission or courtesy.
With these humilities they satisfied the young king.
- Sir J. Davies.

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