Hubris in a sentence

10 example sentences for Hubris

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Hubris - Definition


»  an excess of confidence; having too much pride and personal worth


Use 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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Hubris Synonyms


self-importance, arrogance, vanity, pride, self-confidence, self-worth, egotism, egoism, haughty, conceited


Hubris Antonyms


down-to-earthness, humbleness, modesty, moderate, submissive, meek


Related Forms


hubristic (adjective)


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