What does the word pride mean?

Usage examples for pride

  1. Pride dictated her answer: " No," she said stoutly. – Laramie Holds the Range by Frank H. Spearman
  2. Remember that, my boy, a certain pride rang out in the mother's voice. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  3. " That lieutenant had much to answer for," observed Ben: " his false pride was the cause of it all." – Poor Jack by Frederick Marryat