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From the Greek word of the same spelling, the concept of overweaning pride, or expectations that far exceed the scope of one's being.
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Whenever making a congratulatory remark, this is what you say. Made popular by Kamala Harris when she and Joe Biden won the presidency.
Sam: Wow, I can’t believe we just won that relay race!
Cat: we did it Joe 😭😭
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In ancient Greece: The sin of thinking you are above the gods or forgetting to give them credit when they have helped you. Of course they don't tell you when they help you, you are just supposed to know. Committing hubris ALWAYS leads to nemesis, the gods' punishment.
Oedipus: Yes! I have rid this country of evil. All by myself! *hubris*

Athena: No, damn it, I helped you! Respect me! Oh well, I'll just kill you then. *nemesis*
by KÃ¥re Skinnebach January 06, 2009
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Advanced arrogance, thinking you're way more important than you really are and are really presumptious. Closely related to megalomania.
It's about time the RIAA is smitten by some deity for hubris and stop thinking they are the law.
by Fluid July 16, 2003
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Advanced arrogance, overstating ones self worth, a narsistic mentality that your milkshake actually brings all the boys to the yard.
example: An attractive (yet Hubris) girl approches a man standing at the bar expecting a free drink or something of monetary value.

Note: this example doesn't apply at strip clubs... please then refer to recriprocity
by BranBran828 January 26, 2011
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An adjective used to describe an action of grotesquely unnecessary talent, finesse, or pride that ends in resounding (though somewhat satisfying) failure.

In gaming - when players makes a hubris effort that, while looking awesome, ends in their death or failure
by the zombie guru August 08, 2008
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