Proud synonyms

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Having or showing great pride in oneself and disdain, contempt, or scorn for others; proud; arrogant; supercilious
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Having an excessively favorable opinion of one's abilities, appearance, etc.; vain and egotistical.
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Having self-respect, having pride or knowledge of one's own worth.
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Feeling satisfaction
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Magnificent; gorgeous
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The definition of self sufficient is having the ability and resources to take care of yourself without help.
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The definition of supercilious is someone who feels or acts like they are better than everyone else.
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Of or pertaining to an aristocracy; consisting in, or favoring, a government of nobles, or principal men.
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Of transcending importance; overriding
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Insolent is defined as disrespectful or arrogant.
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Cheerful; willing:
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Having or showing dignity or stateliness
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The definition of smug is the showing of extreme satisfaction with oneself.
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(Slang) Snobbish and aloof
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Noble; grand
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Highly pleased; elated.
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The definition of imperious is someone or something that is domineering and demanding, without any justification or right.
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Seeming or trying to seem very important; pompous and showy
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Having or showing an exaggerated opinion of one's own importance; pompous or officious
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Having a serious moral purpose; noble:
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Not shy or humble; bold; forward
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Satisfied with oneself; especially too satisfied; smug; slightly arrogant.
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Alternative spelling of stuck up.
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Properly valuing oneself, one's honor, or one's dignity
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Lofty; sublime; noble:
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Full of mettle; spirited; ardent, brave, etc.
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Not depending on another or others, esp. for financial support
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(Obs.) Famous; illustrious
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High, tall, having great height or stature
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Having the property of being a snob; arrogant and pretentious; smugly superior or dismissive of perceived inferiors.
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Above average in quality; excellent
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Of or relating to a magistrate or a magistrate's official functions.
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The definition of boastful is being a braggart, or having an overinflated sense of pride.
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Reserved and cool; aloof
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Distant in sympathy, interest, etc.; reserved and cool
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(Idiomatic) Self-righteous; proceeding on the belief one is more correct or proper than others.
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Given to frivolity or silliness.
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In a state of satisfaction.
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Having or characterized by majesty; very grand or dignified; lofty; stately
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Arrogant; excessively proud
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Well executed.
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Having a creditable self-respect
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Not complacent or deferential; strongly self-assertive:
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Egotistic
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Not elaborate, ornate, or ostentatious:
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Reliant upon one's self; trusting to one's own powers or judgment.
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Impressive, as in size, power, or accomplishment:
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Having a creditable self-respect
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(Archaic) Foolish.
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The definition of elated is being extremely happy.
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Displaying hubris (as a personality characteristic)
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Based on, having or manifesting principles.
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Having a (specified) character, mood, or disposition
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Very sharp; keen:
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Capable of being impressed.
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Hollow and enlarged:
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The definition of pompous is someone who has excessive self-esteem.
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Marked by arrogance; haughty and overbearing.
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The definition of presumptuous is taking things for granted or being overconfident.
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With excessive vanity or unwarranted pride.
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Showing courage or determination; heroic.
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A flamboyant or impressive group:
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Having or showing a consciousness of one's defects or shortcomings; not overly proud; not self-assertive; modest
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Showing patience and humility; gentle.
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Ashamed is defined as a feeling of not wanting to do something because others may think less of you.
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The definition of disdainful is rejecting something with contempt or because it is beneath you.
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Using power or authority without proper consideration for the feelings or rights of others.
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Obsessed with one's own self image and ego.
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Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value:
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Used in the House of Commons as a title of respect when speaking of another member.
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(Archaic, literary) Rudely contemptuous; showing contumely; insolent or disdainful.
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Appearing sorrowful.
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Satisfied; esp., self-satisfied, or smug
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Having excessive pride in oneself, often with contempt for others.
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Superb; wonderful:
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Conferring or advancing glory:
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Dazzlingly beautiful or magnificent:
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The definition of magnificent is something that is exceptional or amazing in appearance.
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The definition of resplendent is full of splendor or dazzling.
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Overly convinced of one's own superiority and importance
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Having a creditable self-respect
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Having a creditable self-respect
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Overly proud; egotistical.
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(Simile) Extremely proud.
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Exulting; triumphant; jubilant
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Having a creditable self-respect
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Not assuming, pretentious, or forward; modest; retiring
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Swollen or distended beyond normal size by fluid or gaseous material.
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High-sounding but with little meaning.
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Full of contempt; scornful; disdainful
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Viewing everything in relation to oneself; self-centered
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(Of a person) Regretful for an action; grieved or saddened, especially by the loss of something or someone.
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Having a creditable self-respect
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Synonym Study

  • Disdainful implies even stronger and more overt feelings of scorn for that which is regarded as beneath one
  • Supercilious stresses an aloof, scornful manner toward others a supercilious intellectual snob
  • Overbearing implies an oppressively or haughtily domineering manner an overbearing supervisor
  • Insolent , less commonly used now with this meaning, implies both haughtiness and contempt, esp. as manifested in behavior or speech that insults or affronts others she showed an insolent disregard for the servant's feelings
  • Haughty implies such consciousness of high station, rank, etc. as is displayed in scorn of those one considers beneath one a haughty dowager
  • Arrogant implies an aggressive, unwarranted assertion of superior importance or privileges the arrogant colonel
  • Proud is the broadest term in this comparison, ranging in implication from proper self-esteem or pride to an overweening opinion of one's importance too proud to beg, proud as a peacock
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