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proud

proud

 
pronunciation:
praUd
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: feeling pleased, satisfied, and worthy because of something one owns or has done.
He is proud of his new car.I am proud of my good grades.
antonyms:
ashamed
similar words:
content, contented, happy, pleased
definition 2: having respect for one's own independence and worth.
The proud old man did not like to accept help from anyone.
synonyms:
independent, self-respecting
similar words:
dignified, self-sufficient
definition 3: having too high an opinion of one's self.
The proud millionaire refused to ride the bus.
synonyms:
cocky, complacent, conceited, smug, vain
antonyms:
humble, modest
similar words:
arrogant, haughty, lofty
derivations: proudly (adv.), proudness (n.)
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  • proudly:
    in a proud way; showing pride.
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