HyperDic: proud

English > 2 senses of the word proud:
ADJECTIVEallproudfeeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth
allproud, gallant, lofty, majestichaving or displaying great dignity / dignity or nobility
proud > pronunciation
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English > proud: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFeeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride / pride.
Examples
  • "proud parents"
  • "proud of his accomplishments"
  • "a proud moment"
  • "proud to serve his country"
  • "a proud name"
  • "proud princes"
Attribute ofprideThe trait of being spurred on by a dislike of falling below your standards
Narrowerarrogant, chesty, self-importantHaving or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride
beamingpleased and proud
big, swelled, vaingloriousFeeling self-importance
bigheaded, persnickety, snooty, snot-nosed, snotty, stuck-up, too big for one's breeches, uppish(used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
boastful, braggart, bragging, braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-aggrandisingExhibiting self-importance
conceited, egotistic, egotistical, self-conceited, swollen, swollen-headed, vaincharacteristic of false / false pride
dignified, self-respecting, self-respectfulHaving or showing self-esteem
disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggeringHaving or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
house-proudproud of your house or its furnishings or upkeep
overproudexcessively proud
pleased, proud ofFeeling pleasurable satisfaction over something by which you measures your self-worth
purse-proudproud or arrogant because of your wealth (especially in the absence of other distinction)
shabby-genteeltrying to maintain dignity and self respect despite shabbiness
See alsoimmodestHaving or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc
Oppositehumblemarked by meekness or modesty
Spanishorgullosa, orgulloso
Catalanorgullós
Adverbsproudlywith pride
English > proud: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving or displaying great dignity / dignity or nobility.
Example "proud alpine peaks"
Synonymsgallant, lofty, majestic
Broaderimpressivemaking a strong or vivid impression
Spanishespléndido, majestuoso
Catalanesplèndid, majestuós, orgullós

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