Noun(1) a feeling of self-respect and personal worth(2) satisfaction with your (or another's(3) the trait of being spurred on by a dislike of falling below your standards(4) a group of lions(5) unreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins
Verb(1) be proud of
(1) St Thomas Aquinas, the medieval theologian who shaped society's thinking on the deadly sins, rated pride as the worst of all.(2) The pride of their Coastguard is the former River-class patrol vessel HMS Orwell, now the Essequibo.(3) The man known as the Clones Colossus is a source of deep pride in this community.(4) Here, tonight, I write to you stripped of all dignity and pride , in an unmitigated plea for help.(5) Autobiographies of overly ambitious youth relate how they were harassed by their classmates and warned against the sin of pride by the priest and nuns.(6) He suffers from what the Greeks called hybris, and arrogant pride characterized by a man stepping out of his proper place in the world.(7) She carried herself with pride and dignity, no matter what, and always wore clothes of the day that were very conservative.(8) Its scented smoke permeated the air, lending atmosphere to the bush concert almost entirely monopolised by a pride of lions giving a magnificent roaring display.(9) We should allow ourselves a moment to revel in the sin of pride .(10) She should have been allowed to retire with dignity and pride .(11) The pride of the collection rightly belongs to Inter Gold, the Diamond Destination.(12) Emotions of fear, anticipation, and excitement silenced the team, as they walked with pride and dignity through the campus halls.(13) But, have you ever had anyone try to make a mockery of you, try to take away your dignity, your pride , your own self-worth?(14) She was now three and twenty, in the pride of womanhood, fulfilling the precious duties of wife and mother, possessed of all her heart had ever coveted.(15) Zhou has become the pride of Shanghai and in March she was again in the limelight when the city selected her out of 771 women as one of its top 10 women pacesetters.(16) A lion pride can bring down a water buffalo, and then defend the carcass against hyenas; a lone lion is unlikely to be very lordly, or even well-fed.
(1) pride and joy :: trots en vreugde
1. self-esteem ::
2. pleasure ::
3. arrogance ::
4. best ::
5. source of satisfaction ::
bron van tevredenheid
7. congratulate ::
1. humility ::
2. modesty ::
Different Formspride, prided, prideful, prides, priding
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