Proud synonyms and antonyms

proud

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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 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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Having an excessively favorable opinion of one's abilities, appearance, etc.; vain and egotistical.
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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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Cheerful; willing:
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Having or showing dignity or stateliness
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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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Highly pleased; elated.
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The definition of disdainful is rejecting something with contempt or because it is beneath you.
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Noble; grand
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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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Seeming or trying to seem very important; pompous and showy
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The definition of elated is being extremely happy.
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Properly valuing oneself, one's honor, or one's dignity
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(Slang) Snobbish and aloof
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Showing courage or determination; heroic.
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Not depending on another or others, esp. for financial support
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Showing patience and humility; gentle.
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Well executed.
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Insolent is defined as disrespectful or arrogant.
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Having or showing an exaggerated opinion of one's own importance; pompous or officious
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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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Distant in sympathy, interest, etc.; reserved and cool
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Alternative spelling of stuck up.
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Full of contempt; scornful; disdainful
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High, tall, having great height or stature
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Having a creditable self-respect
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The definition of pompous is someone who has excessive self-esteem.
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In a state of satisfaction.
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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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The definition of smug is the showing of extreme satisfaction with oneself.
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Lofty; sublime; noble:
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Having a serious moral purpose; noble:
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Satisfied with oneself; especially too satisfied; smug; slightly arrogant.
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(Obs.) Famous; illustrious
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The definition of boastful is being a braggart, or having an overinflated sense of pride.
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Not elaborate, ornate, or ostentatious:
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Satisfied; esp., self-satisfied, or smug
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A flamboyant or impressive group:
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Marked by arrogance; haughty and overbearing.
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Superb; wonderful:
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Conferring or advancing glory:
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Of or suitable for a magistrate or master
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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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Immoderate, as in size or quantity:
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Above average in quality; excellent
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Reserved and cool; aloof
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Given to frivolity or silliness.
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High-sounding but with little meaning.
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Viewing everything in relation to oneself; self-centered
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Having or characterized by majesty; very grand or dignified; lofty; stately
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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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Arrogant; excessively proud
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Exulting; triumphant; jubilant
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Capable of being impressed.
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Hollow and enlarged:
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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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The definition of resplendent is full of splendor or dazzling.
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Acting in a dictatorial manner; arrogant; domineering
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Imposing; grand, impressive.
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(Archaic) Foolish.
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Appearing sorrowful.
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Having excessive pride in oneself, often with contempt for others.
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Dazzlingly beautiful or magnificent:
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Overly convinced of one's own superiority and importance
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Full of mettle; spirited; ardent, brave, etc.
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Reliant upon one's self; trusting to one's own powers or judgment.
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Having a (specified) character, mood, or disposition
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Based on, having or manifesting principles.
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Impressive, as in size, power, or accomplishment:
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Having a creditable self-respect
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(Idiomatic) Self-righteous; proceeding on the belief one is more correct or proper than others.
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Not complacent or deferential; strongly self-assertive:
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(Archaic, literary) Rudely contemptuous; showing contumely; insolent or disdainful.
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Having a creditable self-respect
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Using power or authority without proper consideration for the feelings or rights of others.
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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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Ashamed is defined as a feeling of not wanting to do something because others may think less of you.
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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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The definition of magnificent is something that is exceptional or amazing in appearance.
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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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Egotistic
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Displaying hubris (as a personality characteristic)
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Used in the House of Commons as a title of respect when speaking of another member.
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Very sharp; keen:
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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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