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Proud vs. Stubborn

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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.’;

Stubbornadjective

Refusing to move or to change one's opinion; obstinate; firmly resisting; persistent in doing something.

‘He is pretty stubborn about his political beliefs, so why bother arguing?’; ‘Blood can make a very stubborn stain on fabrics if not washed properly.’;

Proudadjective

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

‘I was too proud to apologise.’;

Stubbornadjective

Of materials: physically stiff and inflexible; not easily melted or worked.

Proudadjective

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

Stubbornnoun

(informal) Stubbornness.

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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.’;

Stubbornnoun

A disease of citrus trees characterized by stunted growth and misshapen fruit, caused by Spiroplasma citri.

Proudadjective

(obsolete) Brave, valiant; gallant.

Stubbornadjective

Firm as a stub or stump; stiff; unbending; unyielding; persistent; hence, unreasonably obstinate in will or opinion; not yielding to reason or persuasion; refractory; harsh; - said of persons and things; as, stubborn wills; stubborn ore; a stubborn oak; as stubborn as a mule.

‘And I was young and full of ragerie [wantonness]Stubborn and strong, and jolly as a pie.’; ‘These heretics be so stiff and stubborn.’; ‘Your stubborn usage of the pope.’;

Proudadjective

Standing out or raised; swollen.

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

Stubbornadjective

tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield

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Proudadjective

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

Stubbornadjective

not responding to treatment;

‘a stubborn infection’; ‘a refractory case of acne’;

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.’;

Stubbornadjective

difficult to treat or deal with;

‘stubborn rust stains’; ‘a stubborn case of acne’;

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 ?’;

Stubbornadjective

persisting in a reactionary stand

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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.’;

Stubbornadjective

having or showing dogged determination not to change one's attitude or position on something, especially in spite of good arguments or reasons to do so

‘two stubborn young people intent on doing their own thing’; ‘a stubborn refusal to learn from experience’;

Proudadjective

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

Stubbornadjective

difficult to move, remove, or cure

‘the removal of stubborn screws’;

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’;

Proudadjective

having or displaying great dignity or nobility;

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

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’;

Proudadjective

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

‘we have a proud history of innovation’;

Proudadjective

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

‘he was a proud, arrogant man’;

Proudadjective

conscious of one's own dignity

‘I was too proud to go home’;

Proudadjective

imposing; splendid

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

Proudadjective

slightly projecting from a surface

‘balls standing proud of the fabric’;

Proudadjective

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

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