Humility: Definition, Forms & Examples


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You've just hung one of your own paintings in an art studio with those of many others. Which of these statements most closely matches the modern definition of humility?

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1. Which of the following is the best example of humility in patriotism?

2. 'Humility' comes from the Latin word humilis, which means _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about humility with these assessments. You'll be answering questions on key points like a definition of humility and an example of humility as it relates to patriotism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Determine how much you know about these topics:

  • The Latin word 'humilis'
  • The way people act when expressing humility
  • When humility is most likely to show in a person's behavior

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on humility
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about an example of humility in patriotism and where the word 'humility' comes from
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the way people show that they possess humility

Additional Learning

For more, you can go over the accompanying lesson entitled Humility: Definition, Forms & Examples. You'll be taught about the following areas of interest:

  • Overview of humility in everyday life
  • What it means to be humble
  • Various forms of humility with examples