Hubris describes a personality quality of extreme or excessive pride or dangerous overconfidence and complacency, often in combination with arrogance.

Hubris, arrogance, and pretension are related to the need for victory instead of reconciliation.

Hubris is usually perceived as a characteristic of an individual rather than a group.

It often indicates a loss of contact with reality and an overestimation of one’s own competence, accomplishments, or capabilities. 

Hubris often causes a committer of hubris to act in foolish ways that belie common sense.

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