Noun(1) overbearing pride or presumption
(1) They encapsulate the pride and hubris of the nation's bright, new, free market future.(2) It was a war the republic entered, and stayed in, because of hubris .(3) The first is professional hubris : doctors were arrogant and unaccountable.(4) The obsession with American voters was a pathetic act of collective media hubris and vain self-importance.(5) I should have known that such hubris would rebound.(6) As a preliminary, it should be said that hubris , hysteria, big egos and love of a fight were widely distributed on all sides.(7) The arc of the members' lives follows precisely the classic Greek model of destiny, hubris and nemesis.(8) The principal cause of ruination is wanton excess through the sin of hubris .(9) Yet in a perverse way, this hubris by the Senate's more potent conservative bloc compounds the value of any dissent.(10) The terms hamartia and hubris should become basic tools of your critical apparatus.(11) ├ö├ç├┐I think that's too strong, but not for Peter,├ö├ç├û he says, laughing fondly at such hubris .(12) What gets up our noses is the brass-bound arrogance and hubris of the pirates who now run your system.(13) the self-assured hubris among economists was shaken in the late 1980s(14) Military arrogance and political hubris put Germany on the path to a war she could have won only if these expectations had proved true.(15) Driven by hubris , his judgment skewed by arrogance, he had imagined his power extended over the very forces of nature.(16) His hubris is unequaled and his ego is unequaled, and he absolutely takes no advice.
1. arrogance ::
2. conceit ::
4. hauteur ::
5. pride ::
6. self-importance ::
7. egotism ::
8. pomposity ::
10. superiority ::
11. big-headedness ::
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Monte was killed
by my HUBRIS and my pride.
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 12
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