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|Greek to English translations [Non-PRO]|
|Greek term or phrase: hubris|
|the greek concept of "hubris" can best be translated as --- in english.|
d-fear of failure
The word has survived through the centuries but with a somehow different meaning. In ancient Greek "hubris" means insolence or wanton violence stemming from excesive pride (Macquarie dictionary). In modern Greek the word has been transformed to mean swearing which can be explained as arrogance or disrespect accompanied by gestures or words mainly towards God or saints.
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