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What is the opposite of pride?

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Noun
Opposite of consciousness of one's own dignity
“He refused to give up because the shame of failure would be too much to bear.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality of having an excessively high opinion of oneself or one's importance
“He was justifiably respected for his athletic prowess, but it was as much his modesty and grace that won him a legion of fans.”
Noun
Opposite of a feeling or deep satisfaction from one's own achievements, or the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated
“I have nothing but shame for the wrongdoings and transgressions of my sons.”
Noun
Opposite of an object of admiration
“After he was found to have taken performance-enhancing drugs, he was stripped of his medal and became a national disgrace.”
Noun
Opposite of individuals or objects carefully selected as being the best of a class
“The prison island is filled with the dregs of society.”
Noun
Opposite of the state or quality of being supercilious
Noun
Opposite of a valuable asset that is a source of pride
“Now I just feel like a thumping huge disappointment to myself.”
Noun
Opposite of awareness or confidence in one's own worth or value
Noun
Opposite of a discovery
“The theft of the crown artifact was a loss of epic proportions to the museum.”
Noun
Opposite of a feeling of contentment from the fulfillment of one's wishes or expectations
“Urquhart warmly expressed his displeasure over the slow progress of the siege.”
Noun
Opposite of a person's good reputation and the respect they are given by other people
“Despite his infamy, Teach was not the most successful of pirates.”
Noun
Opposite of the value one assigns to oneself or one's abilities in self-assessment
Noun
(usually prefixed with "the") Opposite of the best or most preferable
“Over time she found objective reasons for considering her second son as the least favored.”
Verb
(pride oneself) Opposite of to take satisfaction or pleasure in one's accomplishments or abilities
“I had been warned so often against pride and conceit that I came to consider it a good thing to deprecate myself.”
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