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Negative ConnotationPlay
Hubris suggests negativity and is used to criticize a person's character. SlideThe manager's hubris made him unpopular among his staff.
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Use hubris when implying one's downfall is a result of their excessive pride. SlideHer hubris caused her to ignore the advice and fail.
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Often PersonalPlay
Hubris usually refers to an individual's trait rather than a group's. SlideHe was filled with hubris, dismissing everyone else's input.