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Definition of "hubristic" []

  • Of, or relating to hubris; overly arrogant (adjective)
  • Displaying hubris (as a personality characteristic) (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hubristic" in a sentence
  • "I know it's a bit late for a first swing at such an exercise, but I know I can knock this one out of the park; and also for the first time I am doing real, thorough research (ie, I'm actually reading it) and I do still have long-term hubristic goals I'm keeping close to my vest, and all in all I'm just very excited about this paper."
  • "Is there a judge anywhere who could resist granting a prize to a writer who uses the word hubristic?"
  • "Perhaps "hubristic" is a better word, as to the long-term consequences of some of their activities."