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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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Instead, the study published in Environmental Research Letters discusses the potential costs and necessary technology to realize the ambitious, if not hubristic, plan.
JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM (12A) IF you follow the lead of Jurassic Park's hubristic scientists and splice the creative DNA of Steven Spielberg's 1993 behemoth with the rumbustious 2015 reboot Jurassic World, the resultant hybrid would roar, rampage and ultimately stumble like this fifth instalment.
JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM (12A) HHH HH IF you follow the lead of Jurassic Park's hubristic scientists and splice the creative DNA of Steven Spielberg's 1993 behemoth with the rumbustious 2015 reboot Jurassic World, the resultant hybrid would roar, rampage and ultimately stumble like this fifth instalment.
In the Persians by ancient Greek tragedian Aeschylus, Xerxes -- the king of Persia -- invites the gods' enmity for his hubristic expedition against Greece.
But, responding to difficulties in UK construction, Carillion knowingly entered risky new markets.The overriding impression is that Carillion's overseas contract problems lay not in a few rogue deals, but in a deliberate, naive and hubristic strategy."
His self-produced film Leonard 6 had been a hubristic disaster, but there was talk of his buying NBC.
Unfortunately, this seems at best hubristic and at worst dangerous.
Although it is habitually analyzed in relation to personal, achievement, evidence in adults suggests that unlike "hubristic" pride (pride in self), "authentic" pride (pride in behavior) may play a key motivational role in moral and prosocial behavior (Hart & Matsuba, 2007; Michie, 2009; Tangney et al., 2007; Tracy, Robins, & Tangney, 2007).
Among hubristic and larger-than-life personalities, Fellows questions his values as the machinations of the power players become bloody.
Word has it that the bubbly, daring and hubristic official is bargaining for a top North Coast hotel estimated to cost Sh2.8 billion.
When I encounter such bullying hubristic behaviour, I know that person is actually in defensive mode masking their weaknesses.