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The quality of being meek
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  1. The quality of being meek
A humbling or abasement of oneself
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  1. A humbling or abasement of oneself
  2. Degradation or humiliation of oneself, especially because of feelings of guilt or inferiority.
  3. Self-punishment in order to atone for some real or imagined wrongdoing.
The quality or property of being bashful; shyness; reserve; timidity.
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  1. The quality or property of being bashful; shyness; reserve; timidity.
Lack of consideration for oneself or one's own interest; self-denial
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  1. Lack of consideration for oneself or one's own interest; self-denial
  2. The denial or invalidation of one's own needs, interests, etc. in the sake of another's; the setting aside of self-interest
  3. The setting aside of self-interest for the sake of others or for a belief or principle.
The state or quality of being submissive.
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  1. The state or quality of being submissive.
The condition of being servile.
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  1. The condition of being servile.
A feeling of shame, humiliation, or wounded pride.
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  1. A feeling of shame, humiliation, or wounded pride.
  2. Death or decay of living tissue; gangrene.
  3. Discipline of the body and the appetites by self-denial or self-inflicted privation, especially when undertaken for religious reasons.
(Military) A body of troops kept in the rear of an army drawn up for battle, reserved to support the other lines as occasion may require; a force or body of troops kept for an exigency.
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  1. (Military) A body of troops kept in the rear of an army drawn up for battle, reserved to support the other lines as occasion may require; a force or body of troops kept for an exigency.
  2. (Canada) A tract of land set apart for the use of an Aboriginal group; Indian reserve (compare US reservation.)
  3. Personnel or units in the armed forces not on active duty but subject to call; militia
The property of being lowly.
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  1. The property of being lowly.
The state or quality of being demure.
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  1. The state or quality of being demure.
Subservient behavior or manner; obsequiousness; servility
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  1. Subservient behavior or manner; obsequiousness; servility
  2. The state or quality of being subservient
The act of bringing something under the control of something else.
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  1. The act of bringing something under the control of something else.
  2. The state of being subjected.
Humility; the property of being humble.
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The act of submitting something to another for decision, consideration, etc.
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  1. The act of submitting something to another for decision, consideration, etc.
  2. The act or fact of submitting to the power of another:
  3. (Law) An agreement whereby parties to a dispute submit the matter to arbitration and agree to be bound by the decision
The state of being abased or humbled; humiliation. [Mid 16th century]
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  1. The state of being abased or humbled; humiliation. [Mid 16th century]
The quality or state of being diffident; timidity or shyness.
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  1. The quality or state of being diffident; timidity or shyness.
  2. Lack of confidence in oneself, marked by hesitation in asserting oneself; shyness
The practice of keeping oneself in the background and minimizing one's own actions; modest, retiring behavior
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  1. The practice of keeping oneself in the background and minimizing one's own actions; modest, retiring behavior
  2. The act of keeping oneself in the background, as in humility.
The act of obeying.
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  1. The act of obeying.
  2. A sphere of ecclesiastical authority.
  3. The state, fact, or an instance of obeying, or a willingness to obey; submission
The condition of being passive; passivity.
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Lack of resistance; not actively resisting
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  1. Lack of resistance; not actively resisting
  2. The practice or principle of complete obedience to authority even if unjust or arbitrary.
Formal notice of this, esp. in writing
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  1. Formal notice of this, esp. in writing
  2. An oral or written statement that one is resigning a position or office:
  3. Patient submission; passive acceptance; acquiescence
The property of being timorous.
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A persistent sense of inadequacy or a tendency to self-diminishment, sometimes resulting in excessive aggressiveness through overcompensation.
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  1. A persistent sense of inadequacy or a tendency to self-diminishment, sometimes resulting in excessive aggressiveness through overcompensation.
  2. A sense of inferiority; the feeling that one is inferior to others in certain aspects.
  3. (Psychol.) A neurotic condition resulting from various feelings of inferiority, such as derive from real or imagined physical or social inadequacy, and often manifested through overcompensation in excessive aggressiveness, a domineering attitude, etc.
Humility; the property of being humble.
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The property of being lowly.
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  1. The property of being lowly.
The quality of being meek
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  1. The quality of being meek
The state or quality of being moderate in the estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value.
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  1. The state or quality of being moderate in the estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value.
  2. Decency; decorum
  3. Reserve or propriety in speech, dress, or behavior:
Find another word for humility. In this page you can discover 40 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for humility, like: meekness, timidity, self-abasement, bashfulness, self-abnegation, submissiveness, servility, obsequiousness, mortification, reserve and lowliness.