Associations to the word «Pride»


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 contempt of others.
PRIDE, noun. (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.
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-gratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem, or of arrogant and presumptuous confidence, as beauty, ornament, noble character, children etc.
PRIDE, noun. (zoology) The small European lamprey species Petromyzon branchialis.
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. (zoology) A company of lions.
PRIDE, verb. (reflexive) To take or experience pride in something, be proud of it.
PRIDE, proper noun. An festival primarily for LGBT people, usually organized within a city.
PRIDE OF AUTHORSHIP, noun. The satisfaction or pride in having created a business or a piece of journalism etc.
PRIDE OF PLACE, noun. The highest-ranking or first position; position of honor.
PRIDE OF PLACE, noun. Honor; esteem.
PRIDE OF PLACE, noun. Pride concerning a place, as one's home town or residence.

Dictionary definition

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".

Wise words

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Kahlil Gibran