GRE Word List

HUBRIS

arrogance; excessive self-conceit

The meaning of the word hubris is arrogance; excessive self-conceit.

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WordMeaning
peregrinationjourney; V. peregrinate
reprimandreprove severely; rebuke; N.
satiatesatisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
yokelrustic; country bumpkin;
ignobleunworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
platitudetrite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
personifyrepresent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
insubordinationdisobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
lateralof or coming from the side
finitelimited