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hu·bris / ˈ(h)yoōbris/ • n. excessive pride or self-confidence. ∎  (in Greek tragedy) excessive pride toward or defiance of the gods, leading to nemesis. DERIVATIVES: hu·bris·tic / (h)yoōˈbristik/ adj.

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hubris

hubris in Greek tragedy, excessive pride towards or defiance of the gods, leading to nemesis; in extended usage, excessive pride or self-confidence.

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hubris

hubris wanton insolence. XIX. — Gr.
So hubristic XIX.

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