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Proud vs. Pride

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Proudadjective

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

‘I am proud of Sivu's schoolwork.’;

Pridenoun

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.

Proudadjective

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

‘I was too proud to apologise.’;

Pridenoun

(often with of or in) 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.’;

Proudadjective

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

Pridenoun

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

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Proudadjective

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

‘It was a proud day when we finally won the championship.’;

Pridenoun

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.

Proudadjective

(obsolete) Brave, valiant; gallant.

Pridenoun

Show; ostentation; glory.

Proudadjective

Standing out or raised; swollen.

‘After it had healed, the scar tissue stood proud of his flesh.’;

Pridenoun

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

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Proudadjective

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

Pridenoun

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

Proudadjective

Feeling or manifesting pride, in a good or bad sense

‘Nor much expectA foe so proud will first the weaker seek.’; ‘O death, made proud with pure and princely beauty !’; ‘And shades impervious to the proud world's glare.’;

Pridenoun

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

Proudadjective

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

‘Are we proud men proud of being proud ?’;

Pridenoun

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.’;

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Proudadjective

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

‘Till tower, and dome, and bridge-way proudAre mantled with a golden cloud.’;

Pridenoun

(zoology) The small European lamprey species Petromyzon branchialis.

Proudadjective

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

Pridenoun

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Proudadjective

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’;

Prideverb

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

‘I pride myself on being a good judge of character.’;

Proudadjective

having or displaying great dignity or nobility;

‘a gallant pageant’; ‘lofty ships’; ‘majestic cities’; ‘proud alpine peaks’;

Pridenoun

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

Proudadjective

feeling deep pleasure or satisfaction as a result of one's own achievements, qualities, or possessions or those of someone with whom one is closely associated

‘a proud grandma of three boys’; ‘she got nine passes and he was so proud of her’;

Pridenoun

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.

‘Those that walk in pride he is able to abase.’; ‘Pride that dines on vanity sups on contempt.’;

Proudadjective

(of an event, achievement, etc.) causing someone to feel proud

‘we have a proud history of innovation’;

Pridenoun

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.

‘Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride.’; ‘A people which takes no pride in the noble achievements of remote ancestors will never achieve anything worthy to be remembered with pride by remote descendants.’;

Proudadjective

having or showing a high or excessively high opinion of oneself or one's importance

‘he was a proud, arrogant man’;

Pridenoun

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

‘Let not the foot of pride come against me.’; ‘That hardly we escaped the pride of France.’;

Proudadjective

conscious of one's own dignity

‘I was too proud to go home’;

Pridenoun

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.

‘Lofty trees yclad with summer's pride.’; ‘I will cut off the pride of the Philistines.’; ‘A bold peasantry, their country's pride.’;

Proudadjective

imposing; splendid

‘bulrushes emerge tall and proud from the middle of the pond’;

Pridenoun

Show; ostentation; glory.

‘Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war.’;

Proudadjective

slightly projecting from a surface

‘balls standing proud of the fabric’;

Pridenoun

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

‘A falcon, towering in her pride of place.’;

Proudadjective

denoting flesh that has grown round a healing wound with excessive granulation of the tissues.

Pridenoun

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

Prideverb

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

‘Pluming and priding himself in all his services.’;

Prideverb

To be proud; to glory.

Pridenoun

a feeling of self-respect and personal worth

Pridenoun

satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements;

‘he takes pride in his son's success’;

Pridenoun

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

Pridenoun

a group of lions

Pridenoun

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

Prideverb

be proud of;

‘He prides himself on making it into law school’;

Pride

Pride is positive emotional response or attitude to something with an intimate connection to oneself, due to its perceived value. Oxford defines it amongst other things as This may be related to one's own abilities or achievements, positive characteristics of friends or family, or one's country.

‘the quality of having an excessively high opinion of oneself or one's own importance’;

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