Hubris


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Hubris

An arrogance due to excessive pride and an insolence toward others. A classic character flaw of a trader or investor.
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Sky News , citing a study published in May 2018 by the Commons Work and Pensions Committee, said that Carillion's former management team was accused of "recklessness, hubris, and greed".
Two games into this campaign, however, the hubris that so endears Rangers to the rest of Scottish football was once again in evidence.
I mentioned "hubris" in the paragraph above, only because Marsh has fully and openly admitted to doing this.
The essence of the book is summed up in this sentence in the introduction: 'Instead of facing reality, hubris soaked US leaders, elites and media, locked behind an impenetrable wall of political correctness and moral cowardice, act as naive and arrogant cheerleaders for the universal applicability of Western values and feckless overseas military operations...' More directly about Afghanistan it said then: 'The war...
One that emerged preeminently was hubris: wars have generally been won or lost through excessive hubris on one side or the other.
This exploration in symbolic interactionist social psychology investigates four aspects of self-esteem related to scholarly and political achievement: hubris and conceit on the one hand, and humility and modesty on the other hand.
Hubris, or excessive pride, comprises one part of a tragic dyad.
Most importantly, Tolkien shows that hubris was the cause of "The Downfall." On one level, this is simply good storytelling.
It was hubris for a clothing company to think it could fit everyone.
The ancient Greeks saw the phenomenon often enough to adopt "hubris" as the word for the dangerous combination of arrogance and error, overconfidence and disrespect.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Deputy Chairman Sezgin Tanrykulu has submitted a parliamentary question asking for statistical data pertaining to Turkey's sufferers of mythomania and hubris.
Idol's Eye, aka Hubris Robert De Niro, 10/22 Toronto