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341. Humility (See also Modesty.)

  1. Bernadette Soubirous, St. humble girl to whom Virgin Mary appeared. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 6566]
  2. Bonaventura, St. washes dishes even though a cardinal. [Christian Hagiog.: Hall, 50]
  3. broom traditional representation of humility. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 167]
  4. Bruno, St. pictured with head bent as sign of humbleness. [Christian Hagiog.: Hall, 53]
  5. cattail used by da Vinci as symbol of humility. [Plant Symbol-ism: Embolden, 25]
  6. Elizabeth of Hungary, St . meek princess renounced world, cared for sick. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 112]
  7. Job abases self in awe of the Lord. [O.T.: Job 40:35; 42:16]
  8. John the Baptist feels unworthy before Christ. [N.T.: Mark 1:7; Luke 3:16]
  9. small bindweed traditional representation of humility. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica 172]

Humorousness (See WITTINESS .)

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humility

hu·mil·i·ty / (h)yoōˈmilitē/ • n. a modest or low view of one's own importance; humbleness.

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