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Word: humility

Definition: humbleness of spirit

Sentences Containing 'humility'

'I am not fond of professions of humility,' I returned, 'or professions of anything else.'
(An additional 25th narrow facet, called Altruism, is also included and represents a blend of the Honesty-Humility, Emotionality, and Agreeableness factors.)
An individual who scores low on the Honesty-Humility factor may have a proclivity for anti-social acts.
As well, levels of Honesty-Humility were associated with being faithful to one's partner in a relationship.
Didst thou not mark with what authority I commanded him, and with what humility he promised to do all I enjoined, specified, and required of him?
For example, someone who scores low on Honesty-Humility and low on Conscientiousness and Agreeableness are more likely to engage in delinquency in the workplace.
Furthermore, the Honesty-Humility dimension is not always consistently replicated.
He attracted equal notice for his scholarship and literary accomplishment as well as for his personal qualities of courtesy and humility.
He certainly did look uncommonly like the carved face on the beam outside my window, as he sat, in his humility, eyeing me sideways, with his mouth widened, and the creases in his cheeks.
He professes humility and gratitude--with truth, perhaps: I hope so--but his position is really one of power, and I fear he makes a hard use of his power.'
He told me, with the utmost simplicity and truth, quite superior, or rather inferior, to anything that is called humility, that he was``deficient in intellect.''
He was so simply and naturally humble if he can be called humble who never aspires that humility was no distinct quality in him, nor could he conceive of it.
His abhangs had themes varying from humility, equality, concern for ecology and God's Grace, were sung and recorded in his name.
His strong personal character, humility, and memorable on-field performances in St.
Honesty-Humility has been used with increasing frequency in studies of work-place behaviour (See HEXACO website for more details).
Honesty-Humility, Emotionality and Agreeableness are proposed to be measures of Altruistic versus Antagonistic behaviour.
However, the HEXACO model is unique mainly due to the addition of the Honesty-Humility dimension.
I found Uriah Heep among the company, in a suit of black, and in deep humility.
It is with humility and gratitude that we pay tribute to the life and work of Gus Kenderdine, pioneer artist. Kloppenburg Collection.
It was perhaps a part of Mrs. Heep's humility, that she still wore weeds.
It was the first time it had ever occurred to me, that this detestable cant of false humility might have originated out of the Heep family.
Levels of Honesty-Humility have also been found to be related to levels of creativity.
Many studies, using the HEXACO model, support the usefulness of the dimensions of Agreeableness, Emotionality and Honesty-Humility.
Marycrest was founded as a Catholic women's college in 1939 by the Congregation of the Humility of Mary (CHM) at the request of the Bishop of Davenport.
Monte Cristo smiled at her unusual humility, and showed her two immense porcelain jars, over which wound marine plants, of a size and delicacy that nature alone could produce.
Obama accepted this award in Oslo, Norway on December 10, 2009, with "deep gratitude and great humility."
Self-abasement might have a religious aspect for those seeking humility before God, perhaps in the context of monastic or cenobitic lifestyle.
She answered with great humility that she was called La Tolosa, and that she was the daughter of a cobbler of Toledo who lived in the stalls of Sanchobienaya, and that wherever she might be she would serve and esteem him as her lord.
She received me with the utmost humility, and apologized to me for giving her son a kiss, observing that, lowly as they were, they had their natural affections, which they hoped would give no offence to anyone.
Studies using the HEXACO model have found support for the relationship between Agreeableness and Honesty-Humility on pro-social and ethical behaviour.
Sub-Zero was unable to teach her humility.
The authors further acknowledge that the HEXACO model may have an advantage when the predictor variables are conceptually related to the Honesty-Humility factor, and that in many cases the modified FFM-plus-Honesty-Humility model produced similar results.
The Congregation of the Humility of Mary at Rohlman’s urging established Marycrest College in 1939 from the woman’s division of St.
The Dark Triad can be conceptualized as being on the opposite pole of Honesty-Humility (Sincere, Faithful, Loyal etc.), which would mean that low levels of Honesty-Humility corresponds to higher levels of psychopathy, Machiavellianism and/or narcissism.
The groom heard him with humility, took the bit of the impatient animal with his left hand, and with the right held out the reins to Andrea, who, taking them from him, rested his polished boot lightly on the step.
The HEXACO model is often used in research studies when behaviours or traits found on the Agreeableness, Honesty-Humility and Emotionality dimensions are of specific interest. The factors of Agreeableness, Honesty-Humility and Emotionality are distinctly different from their counterparts on the Five Factor Model (FFM).
The names of four of the HEXACO factors (all except Honesty-Humility and Emotionality) were adopted from existing labels for the Big Five factors.
The principal idea behind these lessons is that destiny can be changed through proper cultivation of kindness and humility.
The third reveals the ways to cultivate kindness and the fourth discloses the benefits of the virtue of humility.
Then, infusing all the humility he possessed into his eyes and voice, he addressed the inspector, and sought to inspire him with pity.
Theoretical basis of Agreeableness, Honesty-Humility and Emotionality.
There was a corporeal humility in looking up at him; and a white man standing before him seemed a white flag come to beg truce of a fortress.
Therefore I gave him one of my three bright shillings, which he received with much humility and veneration, and spun up with his thumb, directly afterwards, to try the goodness of.
Therefore, the Big Five's Agreeableness and HEXACO's Agreeableness are not identical. The Big Five factors do not include an Honesty-Humility factor, but some of the characteristics belonging to Honesty-Humility are incorporated into the Big Five's Agreeableness factor.
They tell me thou dost govern as if thou wert a man, and art a man as if thou wert a beast, so great is the humility wherewith thou dost comport thyself.
This city is shrouded in mystery and humility, is located in El Valle de Los Mukas.
``A proof of great humility or great pride,''said Monte Cristo.
``I hope,''said Mr. Lorry, after another pause of feeble sympathy and humility,``that you accompany Miss Manette to France?''
``Nothing is more deceitful,''said Darcy,``than the appearance of humility.
``Your humility, Mr. Bingley,''said Elizabeth,``must disarm reproof.''

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