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. (noun)
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. (noun)
Proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct; insolent exultation; disdain; hubris. (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. (noun)
The small European lamprey species Petromyzon branchialis. (noun)
Consciousness of power; fullness of animal spirits; mettle; wantonness. (noun)
Lust; sexual desire; especially, excitement of sexual appetite in a female beast. (noun)
A company of lions. (noun)
To take or experience pride in something, be proud of it. (verb)
Examples of word pride
I. i.172 (320,1) strain'd pride] The oldest copy reads _strayed pride_; that is, _pride exorbitant_; pride passing due bounds.
In line 508 ‘pride’ hardly gives full expression to the idea of _wlence, _ which signifies not only _pride_, but _vain pride, of empty end_.
Temperate men are not governed in their religious researches by the pride of peculiarity nor the influence of party views, and a faithful trial ought to have been made in order to convince of error before the charge of _pride of peculiarity_, or the influence of party views, could with propriety have been made.
_A just pride, a proper and becoming pride_, are terms which we daily hear from
And your leSbn, fo far from teaching humility, fcems rather to juftify what you term pride*