Another word for proud
proud arrogant haughty disdainful superciliousSearch Thesaurus
These adjectives mean characterized by an inflated ego and disdain for what one considers inferior: Proud can suggest justifiable self-satisfaction but often implies conceit: “There is such a thing as a man being too proud to fight” (Woodrow Wilson). One who is arrogant is overbearingly proud and demands excessive power or consideration: an arrogant and pompous professor, unpopular with students and colleagues alike. Haughty suggests proud superiority, as by reason of high status: “Her laugh was satirical, and so was the habitual expression of her arched and haughty lip” (Charlotte Brontë). Disdainful emphasizes scorn or contempt: “Nor [let] grandeur hear with a disdainful smile,/The short and simple annals of the poor” (Thomas Gray). Supercilious implies haughty disdain and aloofness: “His mother eyed me in silence with a supercilious air” (Tobias Smollett).
Another word for proudadjective
Properly valuing oneself, one's honor, or one's dignity:prideful, self-respecting. See respect
Overly convinced of one's own superiority and importance:arrogant, haughty, high-and-mighty, insolent, lofty, lordly, overbearing, overweening, prideful, supercilious, superior. Idiom: on one's high horse. See attitude
Marked by extraordinary elegance, beauty, and splendor:brilliant, glorious, gorgeous, magnificent, resplendent, splendid, splendorous. See beautiful