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Example sentences for hubris
It doesn't really matter whether it's due to greed, hubris, arrogance or plain old corruption from the ground up.
When hubris or large sums of money are involved, all the better.
On the other, mergers may have been the children of hubris, as chief executives sought scale for its own sake.
Let go of your hubris a second and think about it.
But he's so full of hubris that he'll never step down.
We have learned some painful lessons about getting things right, and about hubris and humility.
One wonders if the kid's outrage stems from his perfect grades and his top-flight degree as much as generational hubris.
It was something akin to jumping out of an airplane and expecting your hubris to repeal the law of gravity.
But stick around and enjoy the upcoming screeds against hubris, rate-setting and fractional reserve banking.
Discrediting tries to solve these problems of hubris or seeming infallibility.
Then she demolishes her audience's good will with hubris that goes through the roof.
It looks as though hubris is rearing it's ugly head and hovering in her air-space.
And of course, as usual, tremendous hubris in dismissing other people's work without having a scrap of actual knowledge about it.
Already some media outlets are blasting the director, whom they say has fallen prey to hubris.
The problem lies in the hubris of the designing parents, in their drive to master the mystery of birth.
In retrospect it is clear the country was living in a bubble of hubris and unearned kudos.
In this sense, possible hubris notwithstanding, something unprecedented might be happening.
As so often in history, greatness led to hubris, and hubris to catastrophe.
There was this remarkable combination of hubris, excitement, and staggering ignorance.
And humility helps free us from the hubris of arrogant and self-defeating perfectionism.
The same monomania and hubris that made him a great researcher also helped bring about his own demise.
Critics were accusing him of hubris and foolhardiness.
You've got to hand it to writers who have the hubris to stick a list in your face.
The book's theme is that success leads to hubris.
Aside from a surfeit of hubris and pretense, their implementation problem is that the functional architecture is alien.
For now, the hubris of spurious precision has given way to humility.
We know the result of the coach's hubris and arrogance, but we wonder about his motives.
In its favor, it was devoid of hubris about what mere mortals can ever really know.
Bloated with hubris, he dismissed renewed threats of a coup.
For another, any network that has the hubris to put our name in the title needs to do better than this.
The remarkable hubris of this paper makes it required reading for every student.
All great civilizations have fallen, and hubris is the reason.
Not all tragic heroes are undone by hubris.
They reflect the hubris of one who knows everything.
Driven by a sense of wonder and a helping of hubris, he wrote many commentaries on the electronic continuum.
In that sense, all this seeming hubris might also be read as a form of humility: an acknowledgment that no band can do it alone.
Hubris, no doubt, added exponentially to my downfall.
After his twin marathon wins, filled with hubris and alcohol, his body betrayed him.
If it leads to arrogance and hubris then it is a bad thing.
Yet with impunity and hubris this industry continues to seek the expansion of nuclear technology and energy production.
Hubris leads to policy mistakes, as the developed world has proved so devastatingly.
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