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Another word for pride

  1. To be proud of (oneself), as for an accomplishment or achievement

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Another word for pride

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