Student Thesaurus

One entry found for humility.
Entry Word: humility
Function: noun
Text: the absence of any feelings of being better than others <displaying genuine humility, the peace activist accepted the Nobel Prize on behalf of all who have worked to end the violence>
Synonyms demureness, humbleness, lowliness, meekness, modesty, retiringness
Related Words acquiescence, compliance, deference, resignedness, submission, submissiveness; ingenuousness, naïveté (also naivete); directness, plainness, simpleness; bashfulness, diffidence, passiveness, passivity, quietness, reserve, reservedness, shyness, timidity, timidness
Near Antonyms aggressiveness, assertiveness; audaciousness, boldness, brashness, brassiness, cheek, cheekiness, cockiness, forwardness, overconfidence, presumptuousness, temerity; impudence, insolence, nerve; boastfulness, self-centeredness, self-satisfaction; vanity, vaingloriousness; condescension, disdain, imperiousness, lordliness, masterfulness; flamboyance, ostentation, ostentatiousness, showiness
Antonyms arrogance, conceit, egoism, egotism, haughtiness, pompousness, pretense (or pretence), pretension, pretentiousness, pride, pridefulness, superciliousness, superiority