Definition of Hubris
an excess of confidence; having too much pride and personal worth
Examples of Hubris in a sentence
The leader of the cult had so much hubris he believed the government would never be able to capture him.
Although the priest had taken a vow to help others, his own personal judgment was blinded by hubris.
Since Cynthia won the beauty pageant, she has allowed her hubris to turn into arrogance.
Most politicians are so inflated by their own hubris they cannot understand the needs of their communities.
Eventually, his hubris would be his downfall.
Filled with hubris, the rabbit lost the race to the turtle.
Feeling unbeatable because of her hubris, Carolyn did not prepare well for the contest and lost.
Don’t let your hubris cost you friends!
Although Michael won over twenty Olympic medals, his hubris did not isolate him from the other athletes.
Overcome by hubris, the teenager pulled a gun on the six police officers.
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