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Proud vs. Pride

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  • Proud (adjective)

    Gratified; feeling honoured (by something); feeling satisfied or happy about a fact or event.

    "I am proud of Sivu's schoolwork."

  • Proud (adjective)

    Possessed of a due sense of what one is worth or deserves.

    "I was too proud to apologise."

  • Proud (adjective)

    Having too high an opinion of oneself; arrogant, supercilious.

  • Proud (adjective)

    Generating a sense of pride; being a cause for pride.

    "It was a proud day when we finally won the championship."

  • Proud (adjective)

    Brave, valiant; gallant.

  • Proud (adjective)

    Standing out or raised; swollen.

    "After it had healed, the scar tissue stood proud of his flesh."

  • Proud (adjective)

    Excited by sexual desire; (of female animals) in heat.

  • Pride (noun)

    The quality or state of being proud; an unreasonable overestimation of one's own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank etc., which manifests itself in lofty airs, distance, reserve and often contempt of others.

  • Pride (noun)

    A sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one; lofty self-respect; noble self-esteem; elevation of character; dignified bearing; proud delight; -- in a good sense.

    "He took pride in his work."

    "He had pride of ownership in his department."

  • Pride (noun)

    Proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct; insolent exultation; disdain; hubris.

  • Pride (noun)

    That of which one is proud; that which excites boasting or self-congratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem, or of arrogant and presumptuous confidence, as beauty, ornament, noble character, children, etc.

  • Pride (noun)

    Show; ostentation; glory.

  • Pride (noun)

    Highest pitch; elevation reached; loftiness; prime; glory,

  • Pride (noun)

    Consciousness of power; fullness of animal spirits; mettle; wantonness.

  • Pride (noun)

    Lust; sexual desire; especially, excitement of sexual appetite in a female beast.

  • Pride (noun)

    A company of lions or other large felines.

    "A pride of lions often consists of a dominant male, his harem and their offspring, but young adult males 'leave home' to roam about as bachelors pride until able to seize/establish a family pride of their own."

  • Pride (noun)

    The small European lamprey species noshow=1.

  • Pride (noun)

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  • Pride (verb)

    To take or experience pride in something; to be proud of it.

    "I pride myself on being a good judge of character."

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Proud (adjective)

    Feeling or manifesting pride, in a good or bad sense

  • Proud (adjective)

    Having a feeling of high self-respect or self-esteem; exulting (in); elated; - often with of; as, proud of one's country.

  • Proud (adjective)

    Giving reason or occasion for pride or self-gratulation; worthy of admiration; grand; splendid; magnificent; admirable; ostentatious.

  • Proud (adjective)

    Excited by sexual desire; - applied particularly to the females of some animals.

  • Pride (noun)

    A small European lamprey (Petromyzon branchialis); - called also prid, and sandpiper.

  • Pride (noun)

    The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self-esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one's own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank, etc., which manifests itself in lofty airs, distance, reserve, and often in contempt of others.

  • Pride (noun)

    A sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one; lofty self-respect; noble self-esteem; elevation of character; dignified bearing; proud delight; - in a good sense.

  • Pride (noun)

    Proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct; insolent exultation; disdain.

  • Pride (noun)

    That of which one is proud; that which excites boasting or self-gratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem, or of arrogant and presumptuous confidence, as beauty, ornament, noble character, children, etc.

  • Pride (noun)

    Show; ostentation; glory.

  • Pride (noun)

    Highest pitch; elevation reached; loftiness; prime; glory; as, to be in the pride of one's life.

  • Pride (noun)

    Consciousness of power; fullness of animal spirits; mettle; wantonness; hence, lust; sexual desire; esp., an excitement of sexual appetite in a female beast.

  • Pride

    To indulge in pride, or self-esteem; to rate highly; to plume; - used reflexively.

  • Pride (verb)

    To be proud; to glory.

Webster Dictionary
  • Proud (adjective)

    feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride;

    "proud parents"

    "proud of his accomplishments"

    "a proud moment"

    "proud to serve his country"

    "a proud name"

    "proud princes"

  • Proud (adjective)

    having or displaying great dignity or nobility;

    "a gallant pageant"

    "lofty ships"

    "majestic cities"

    "proud alpine peaks"

  • Pride (noun)

    a feeling of self-respect and personal worth

  • Pride (noun)

    satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements;

    "he takes pride in his son's success"

  • Pride (noun)

    the trait of being spurred on by a dislike of falling below your standards

  • Pride (noun)

    a group of lions

  • Pride (noun)

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

  • Pride (verb)

    be proud of;

    "He prides himself on making it into law school"

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