ETYM Old Eng. humilite, Old Fren. humilité, humelité, French humilité, from Latin humiliatis. Related to Humble.
1. A disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride; SYN. humbleness.
2. A humble feeling; SYN. humbleness.
In Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, an attitude that recognizes human imperfection and dependence on God. It is also enjoined in relation to other people: to consider others before self and to be predisposed to serve others.