смирение, относится к добродетели воздержания, то, благодаря чему человек отвлекается от тяги к тщеславию, чтобы не казаться выше, чем он есть на деле.


Латинский словарь средневековых философских терминов. . 1998.

Смотреть что такое "HUMILITAS (HUMILITY)" в других словарях:

  • Humility — • The word humility signifies lowliness or submissiveness an it is derived from the Latin humilitas or, as St. Thomas says, from humus, i.e. the earth which is beneath us Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Humility     Humility …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • humility — early 14c., from O.Fr. umelite humility, modesty, sweetness, from L. humilitatem (nom. humilitas) lowness, insignificance, in Church Latin meekness, from humilis humble (see HUMBLE (Cf. humble)). In the Mercian hymns, L. humilitatem is glossed by …   Etymology dictionary

  • humility — [hyo͞o mil′ə tē, yo͞omil′ə tē] n. [ME humilite < OFr < L humilitas] the state or quality of being humble; absence of pride or self assertion …   English World dictionary

  • humility — /hyooh mil i tee/ or, often, /yooh /, n. the quality or condition of being humble; modest opinion or estimate of one s own importance, rank, etc. [1275 1325; ME humilite < L humilitas. See HUMBLE, TY2] Syn. lowliness, meekness, submissiveness.… …   Universalium

  • humility — hu|mil|i|ty [hju:ˈmılıti] n [U] [Date: 1200 1300; : French; Origin: humilité, from Latin humilitas, from humilis; HUMBLE1] the quality of not being too proud about yourself use this to show approval = ↑modesty →↑humble …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • humility — noun the quality of having a humble view of one s own importance. Origin ME: from OFr. humilite, from L. humilitas, from humilis (see humble) …   English new terms dictionary

  • humility — hu•mil•i•ty [[t]hyuˈmɪl ɪ ti[/t]] often [[t]yu [/t]] n. the quality or state of being humble; modest opinion of one s own importance or rank; meekness • Etymology: 1275–1325; ME humilite < L humilitās; see humble, ty …   From formal English to slang

  • humility — /hjuˈmɪləti / (say hyooh miluhtee) noun (plural humilities) the quality of being humble; modest sense of one s own significance. {Middle English humilite, from French, from Latin humilitas small stature, lowness} …   Australian English dictionary

  • humility —    This word (from the Latin humilitas, meaning lowliness or insignificance ) refers to the virtue that enablespersons honestly to recognize both their gifts and their limitations and so to avoid inordinate ambition and pride …   Glossary of theological terms

  • humility — n. 1 humbleness, meekness. 2 a humble condition. Etymology: ME f. OF humiliteacute f. L humilitas tatis (as HUMBLE) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saint Humility — Infobox Saint name= Saint Humility birth date=c. 1226 death date= May 22, 1310 feast day= May 22 venerated in= Roman Catholic Church imagesize= 250px caption= Saint Humility transports bricks to the monastery. birth place= Faenza, Italy death… …   Wikipedia

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