Humility is the state of being humble. Webster's 1913 dictionary uses terms such as "modest", "not high or lofty" and "not pretentious or magnificent" to define humility.
In Christianity, humility, or meekness, is seen as a virtue, encompassing three skills: 1) yielding ones rights and possessions to God, 2) earning the right to be heard rather than demanding a hearing, and 3) responding properly to anger when others violate one's personal rights.
Some other schools of thought, such as Objectivism, have seen it as a weakness.
Humiliation is the act of being made humble.