pride

Part of speech: verb

To be proud ( of); have pride; exult; glory.

Part of speech: noun

Undue self- esteem.

Part of speech: noun

A proper sense of personal dignity.

Part of speech: noun

That of which one is proud.

Part of speech: noun

The height of excellence.

Part of speech: noun

Mettle.

Part of speech: noun

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Usage examples "pride":

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