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pride

pride

 
 
pronunciation:
praId
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
pride and joy
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an inborn feeling of self-worth.
Despite being homeless, she carried herself with pride.
synonyms:
dignity, ego, self-esteem, self-respect
similar words:
assurance, confidence, face, worth
definition 2: a sense of personal value that comes from what one has or can do.
He takes pride in his work.
synonyms:
satisfaction
antonyms:
shame
similar words:
comfort, delight, enjoyment, happiness, joy, pleasure
definition 3: a sense of one's own value that is too high.
Roger's pride made him hard to like.
synonyms:
arrogance
similar words:
vanity
phrase: pride and joy
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: prided, prides, priding
definition: to have a deep feeling of pride (usually followed by "on" or "upon").
I pride myself on being a good listener.
similar words:
congratulate, gratify
derivations: prideful (adj.), pridefully (adv.), pridefulness (n.)
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