(Phrases). High and mighty; proud as a peacock; proud as Lucifer.

  • Humility (Substantives), humbleness, meekness, lowness, lowliness, affability, condescension, abasement, self-abasement, self-contempt, humiliation, submission, resignation, verecundity, see Modesty 881, abasing.
  • (Verbs). To be humble, etc.; to deign, condescend; to humble or demean oneself; stoop, submit, knuckle to.

    (Phrases). To lower one's flag; fall on one's knees, etc.; to knuckle down or under; to sing small; to eat humble-pie; to eat dirt; to kiss the rod; to pocket an affront; to stoop to conquer.

    To render humble; to humble, humiliate, set down, abash, abase, take down, snub.

    (Phrases). To throw into the shade; to put out of countenance; to teach one's distance; to take down a peg; to send away with a flea in one's ear.

    (Adjectives). Humble, lowly, meek, sober-minded, submissive, resigned, self-contemptuous, under correction.

    Humbled, humiliated, etc.

    (Phrases). Out of countenance; shorn of one's glory; down on one's knees; humbled in the dust; not having a word to say for oneself.

  • Vanity (Substantives), conceit, conceitedness, self-conceit, self-confidence, self-sufficiency, self-esteem, self-approbation, self-importance, self-praise, self-laudation, self-admiration, complacency, self-complacency, megalomania, amour-propre.
  • Pretensions, mannerism, egotism, coxcombry, gaudery, vainglory 943, elation.

    (Phrases). Vox, et prœterea nihil; ne sutor ultra crepidam.

    A coxcomb, etc., see 854.

    (Verbs). To be vain, etc., to egotise.

    (Phrases). To have a high or overweening opinion of oneself, one's talents, etc.; to blind oneself as to one's own merit; to think no small beer of oneself; to put oneself forward; to show off; to fish for compliments.

    To render vain, etc., to puff up, to inspire with vanity, etc.

    (Adjectives). Vain, conceited, overweening, forward, vain-glorious, puffed up, high-flown, inflated, flushed, stuck-up.

    Self - satisfied, self - confident, self-sufficient, self-flattering, self-admiring, self-applauding, self-opinionated, self-centred, complacent, self-complacent, soi-disant, entête.

    Unabashed, unblushing, unconstrained, unceremonious, free and easy.

    (Phrases). Vain as a peacock; eaten up with pride.

    (Adverbs). Vainly, etc., ostentatiously, etc. 882, with beat of drum, etc.

  • Modesty (Substantives), humility 879, diffidence, timidity, bashfulness, shyness, coyness, sheepishness, mauvaise honte, shamefacedness, blushing, verecundity, self-consciousness.
  • Reserve, constrèint, demureness, retenue.

    (Verbs). To be modest, humble, etc.; to retire, keep in the background, keep private, reserve oneself.

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