Proud Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Proud

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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The definition of imperious is someone or something that is domineering and demanding, without any justification or right.
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Having or showing dignity or stateliness
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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 elated is being extremely happy.
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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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(Slang) Snobbish and aloof
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Having a serious moral purpose; noble:
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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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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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Insolent is defined as disrespectful or arrogant.
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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 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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Satisfied with oneself; especially too satisfied; smug; slightly arrogant.
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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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(Obs.) Famous; illustrious
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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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The definition of boastful is being a braggart, or having an overinflated sense of pride.
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In a state of satisfaction.
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Satisfied; esp., self-satisfied, or smug
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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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A flamboyant or impressive group:
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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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Of or relating to a magistrate or a magistrate's official functions.
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Reserved and cool; aloof
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Given to frivolity or silliness.
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Arrogant; excessively proud
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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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Exulting; triumphant; jubilant
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The definition of resplendent is full of splendor or dazzling.
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Capable of being impressed.
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Hollow and enlarged:
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Dazzlingly beautiful or magnificent:
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Having excessive pride in oneself, often with contempt for others.
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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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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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Using power or authority without proper consideration for the feelings or rights of others.
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Swollen or distended beyond normal size by fluid or gaseous material.
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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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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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Having a creditable self-respect
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Very sharp; keen:
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Having a creditable self-respect
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Antonyms for Proud

Showing patience and humility; gentle.
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Not elaborate, ornate, or ostentatious:
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Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value:
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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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Appearing sorrowful.
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Not assuming, pretentious, or forward; modest; retiring
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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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(Of a person) Regretful for an action; grieved or saddened, especially by the loss of something or someone.
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Words Related to Proud

Cheerful; willing:
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Properly valuing oneself, one's honor, or one's dignity
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Well executed.
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Overly convinced of one's own superiority and importance
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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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