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English noun: pride

1. pride (feeling) a feeling of self-respect and personal worth


Broader (hypernym)feeling

Narrower (hyponym)amour propre, conceit, dignity, ego, egotism, self-esteem, self-importance, self-love, self-pride, self-regard, self-respect, self-worth, vanity

Antonymshumbleness, humility

2. pride (feeling) satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements

SamplesHe takes pride in his son's success.

Broader (hypernym)satisfaction

Narrower (hyponym)civic pride, civic spirit

3. pride (attribute) the trait of being spurred on by a dislike of falling below your standards

Broader (hypernym)trait


4. pride (group) a group of lions

Broader (hypernym)animal group

Member holonymking of beasts, lion, Panthera leo

5. pride (act) unreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins)


Broader (hypernym)deadly sin, mortal sin

Narrower (hyponym)arrogance, haughtiness, hauteur, high-handedness, lordliness

English verb: pride

1. pride (emotion) be proud of

SamplesHe prides himself on making it into law school.

Synonymscongratulate, plume

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody PP

Broader (hypernym)experience, feel

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