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unreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins)

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This year's Nuovo Award, which honors abstract, shortform, and unconventional game development, was given to Luxuria Superbia, a musically and visually resplendent title that uses the player's touch to stimulate in-game sensations of pleasure and joy.
53) Blixen's little details suggest that the Cardinal suffers from the flaw of superbia, as "to him everything seemed possible.
Sins and virtues of Outsourcing Deadly Sin Outsourcing Holy Virtue Outsourcing Equivalent Equivalent Superbia (pride) Self-righteousness Humility Openness Avaritia (greed) Asymmetry Liberality Reciprocation Luxuria (lust) Lavishness Chasity Conservation Invidia (envy) Imitation Kindness Innovation Gula (gluttony) Gamesmanship Temperance Restraint Ira (wrath) Impatience Patience Resolution Acedia (sloth) Apathy Diligence Consistency
non poco torto continuando nella sua antica opinione di reputarmi tanto superba ch'io non sapessi accomodarmi a vivere in un castello come Spilimberto non solo in questa eta ma quando ancho ero nel fiore della mia gioventu, sempre che fosse stato con le satisfationi solite di marito e figli che tengono l'altre donne volentieri in simil loco, anzi, in un bosco bisognando; ma chi e privo di questo, come posso dir io d'esserne stata sempre, non e dubbio che in me non fa da esser reputato a vitio o superbia il viver piu volentieri in loco comodo di tutte le cose che in un loco solitario quando, come ho detto, la necessita non mi astringe.
4) Augustine also noted that depriving a ruler of his language was hitting him where it hurt: 'Quoniam dominatio imperantis in lingua est, ibi est damnata superbia, ut non intellegeretur iubens homini, qui noluit intellegere ut oboediret Deo iubenti' ('Because the authority of a ruler exists in language, it is in this that his pride is damned, so that the one who has refused to understand God's commands may himself not be understood when he issues commands to people'.
Sed peni tius ex hominum superbia et egoismo oriuntur, quae etiam ambitum socialem pervertunt.
A comparatively mild form of this superbia is shown by Herod the Tetrarch in the York cycle, who expects laughter when Jesus, who has been sent him by Pilate, will invoke Jewish law.
In this case one is reminded of a scene in The Castle of Perseverance, in which Superbia, dressed as a gallant, advises Humanum Genus to dress ostentatiously.
For instance, the monarch is so consumed by his "altre magne imprese" that the corruption of his advisors is ignored: "ne sa quanta superbia e crudeltade/usino i suoi, gli e tolta la cittade" (33.
10) One for the Latin scholars here - which three Premier League teams' badge emblems are as follows: a) Nil satis nisi optimum, b) Superbia in proelia & c) Audere est facere Answers - P8
The most recent addition to Disney's successful raft of digital environments, which include BAFTA-nominated Club Penguin, and Disney Channel inspired Superbia, Jake's World will offer kids a fun and immersive experience to complement the new series, which launched this month on Disney Junior.
Sins' and Virtues of Outsourcing Deadly Sin Outsourcing Holy Virtue Outsourcing Equivalent Equivalent Superbia (pride) Self-righteousness Humility Openness Avaritia (greed) Asymmetry Liberality Reciprocation Luxuria (lust) Lavishness Chastity Conservation Invidia (envy) Imitation Kindness Innovation Gula (gluttony) Gamesmanship Temperance Restraint Ira (wrath) Impatience Patience Resolution Acedia (sloth) Apathy Diligence Consistency
2) The Seven Deadly Sins are superbia (pride), invidia (envy), ira (anger/wrath), acedia (sloth), avaritia (avarice/greed), gula (gluttony), and luxuria (lust).
McDaniel, "Pride Goes Before a Fall: Aldhelm's Practical Application of Gregorian and Cassianic Conceptions of Superbia and the Eight Principal Vices"; Dallas G.