Pride synonyms

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The exaltation of one's self.
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Excessive pride, presumption or arrogance (originally toward the gods).
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A fanciful or witty expression or notion; often, specif., a striking and elaborate metaphor, sometimes one regarded, esp. formerly, as strained and arbitrary
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Feeling or showing justifiable self-respect:
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Worthlessness, pointlessness, or futility:
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The state or quality of being supercilious.
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To talk proudly about deeds, abilities, etc., either one's own or those of someone close to one, esp. in a manner showing too much pride and satisfaction; brag
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The quality or state of being arrogant; overbearing pride or self-importance
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The state or quality of being priggish.
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The quality of being shy; a fear of social interactions.
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The property of being lowly.
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Ego is defined as the view that a person has of himself.
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Admiration of one's self.
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Smug or complacent satisfaction with oneself or with one's accomplishments.
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Excessive preoccupation with or admiration of oneself.
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(Slang) To inhale the fumes of (a volatile chemical, for example) as a means of becoming intoxicated.
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Nobility or greatness of character.
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To respect greatly; regard highly; esteem
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(Obsolete) To insult.
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Shame is a painful feeling of regret, guilt or embarrassment.
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A humbling or abasement of oneself
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Boastful, unwarranted pride in one's accomplishments or qualities.
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The tendency to think of self and self-interest.
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The instinct or desire to promote one's own well-being; regard for or love of one's self.
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The quality of being vain
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(Uncountable) The state or quality of being smug.
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The definition of complacency means a feeling of contentment or self-satisfaction, often combined with a lack of awareness of pending trouble or controversy.
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The state of being immodest
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The quality of being vain
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The quality of being vain
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(Informal) The quality of being cocky
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A feeling or show of contempt and aloofness; scorn.
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Proper respect for oneself and one's worth as a person
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The condition of being self-sufficient.
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Self-contentment.
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Self reliance is the ability to depend on yourself to get things done and to meet your own needs.
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Dignity is defined as the personal quality of being worthy of honor.
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(Chiefly Scotland, North America) Full of pride; haughty, arrogant.
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The refinement or subtilization of a body, or the increasing of its virtue or principal property.
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Loss of honor, respect, or reputation; shame.
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Excessively high regard for one's own importance or station; conceit.
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A source of satisfaction
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The act of keeping oneself in the background, as in humility.
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Preen is defined as to take great care in cleaning oneself or another.
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A precious or semi-precious stone; gem, gemstone.
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Decency; decorum
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(Archaic) Characterized by pomp or stately display:
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The quality of being pompous; ostentation; self-importance
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To crow is to make a loud and shrill cry, or to boast about something.
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To rejoice triumphantly; exult:
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To let a spray of water mix with the steam forced into the cylinder, as of a steam engine
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To plume means to decorate with a feather, or to spread out from a source.
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Confidence in oneself, one's own abilities, etc.
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(Countable) An activity that gives pleasure.
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The state of having eaten and drunk to surfeit
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The neurophysiological experience of satisfaction and being at ease in one's situation, body, and/or mind.
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One considered especially precious or valuable:
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A hot pack.
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(Informal) An unmentioned amount; a number.
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A herdsman
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Haughty; lofty
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The definition of haughty is an arrogant person.
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An insolent or arrogant remark or act.
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Esprit de corps is defined as the pride and honor shared by the members of a group.
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The quality of being imperious; arrogance; haughtiness; urgency.
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The property of being lordly; the bearing or manner of a lord.
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To get the better of; beat:
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To have great regard for; value highly; respect
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To carry off, especially in haste, secrecy, or mystery.
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The particles of solid matter that settle at the bottom in a liquid; lees
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Quality of being overbearing.
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The definition of a presumption is an acceptance of something as true without proof, or an attitude of superiority.
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The state or condition of being prideful; pride.
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(Mostly archaic) Pride.
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Superiority is the state of being greater or better than something or someone else.
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The property of being vain.
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Self-aggrandizement; an act undertaken to increase one's own power and influence or to draw attention to one's own importance.
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(Aeronautics, nautical, engineering) The orientation of a vehicle or other object relative to the horizon, direction of motion, other objects, etc.
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unreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins)
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Proper respect for oneself
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The characteristic of being humble; humbleness in character and behavior.
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To abide by an agreement.
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To lower in pride; make modest or humble in mind
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Self-respect.
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(Obs.) To rejoice at; celebrate
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Synonym Study

  • Self-esteem may suggest undue pride, but more usually implies belief in oneself and proper respect for one's worth as a person
  • Vainglory implies extreme conceit as manifested by boasting, swaggering, arrogance, etc. the vainglory of a conquering general
  • Vanity suggests an excessive desire to be admired by others for one's achievements, appearance, etc. his vanity is wounded by criticism
  • Conceit always implies an exaggerated opinion of oneself, one's achievements, etc. blinded by her overweening conceit
  • Pride refers either to a justified or excessive belief in one's own worth, merit, superiority, etc. she takes pride in her accuracy
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