Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Hubris

Hubris [ HYOO-bris, HOO- ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 arrogance, insolence or excessive pride or self-confidence
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 His hubris was the cause of his downfall.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 There is a kind of hubris in this withdrawal, as though being depressed were a way of saying, "this imperfect, difficult world is not good enough for me.