As nouns the difference between recklessness and hubris
is that recklessness
is the state or quality of being reckless or heedless, of taking unnecessary risks while hubris
is (excessive pride or arrogance
* (l), (l) (obsolete)
The state or quality of being reckless or heedless, of taking unnecessary risks.
- His recklessness repeatedly put him in danger.
Excessive pride, presumption or arrogance (originally toward the gods).