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Definition of "superbia" [superbia]

  • Unreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins) (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "superbia" in a sentence
  • "It is thereby driven, ultimately, by spiritual pride what Augustine calls superbia and it is an essentially rational act - the training for the ascent is the intellectual training of dialectic."
  • "Augustine or Aquinas at least had some attempts to nail down the philosphical problem: the problem with "superbia" (vanity) and "amor sui"."
  • "Flamma simul libidinis ingreditur; ira, furor et superbia, divitiarum sequela."