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UNATHI MPHENDU | The pitfalls of humility: the virtue can get too big for the modest

For high achievers who had to start from the bottom, when does being down to earth become a trap?

12 June 2022 - 17:39 By Unathi Mphendu

An interesting and widely used adjective is “humble”. It is commonly defined to imply having a modest or low estimate of one’s stature. Demure, down to earth, lowly, meek, modest, unassuming, unpretentious are just some of the several synonyms for “humble”. ..

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