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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hubris mean? 

HUBRIS (noun)
  The noun HUBRIS has 1 sense:

1. overbearing pride or presumption

  Familiarity information: HUBRIS used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

HUBRIS (noun)

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Overbearing pride or presumption

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Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("hubris" is a kind of...):

arrogance; haughtiness; hauteur; high-handedness; lordliness (overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors)

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