humility

英 [hjʊ'mɪlɪtɪ] 美 [hju'mɪləti]
  • n. 谦卑,谦逊
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1. Etymologically, humble means 'close to the ground'.
humility 谦逊,谦虚

来自拉丁语humilis,尘土一样的,卑微的,来自humus,土,尘土,词源同humus,-ity,名词后缀。即把自身放在尘土一样卑微的位置,引申词义谦逊,谦虚。

humility (n.)
early 14c., from Old French umelite "humility, modesty, sweetness," from Latin humilitatem (nominative humilitas) "lowness, insignificance," in Church Latin "meekness," from humilis "humble" (see humble). In the Mercian hymns, Latin humilitatem is glossed by Old English eaðmodnisse.
1. Their daughter's death had taught him humility.
他们女儿的死使他学会了谦逊。

来自柯林斯例句

2. Humility is considered a virtue.
谦虚被认为是一种美德。

来自柯林斯例句

3. Her first defeat was an early lesson in humility.
她的第一次失败使她很早便懂得了谦逊。

来自《权威词典》

4. It is not a sign of humility to declaim against pride.
慷慨激昂地攻击傲慢,并非谦逊的标志.

来自《简明英汉词典》

5. Humility often gains more than pride.
谦逊往往比骄傲收益更多.

来自《简明英汉词典》

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