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English adjective: proud

1. proud feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride


SamplesProud parents.
Proud of his accomplishments.
A proud moment.
Proud to serve his country.
A proud name.
Proud princes.


Similararrogant, beaming, big, big, bigheaded, boastful, braggart, bragging, braggy, chesty, cock-a-hoop, conceited, crowing, dignified, disdainful, egotistic, egotistical, haughty, house-proud, imperious, lordly, overbearing, overproud, persnickety, pleased, prideful, proud of, purse-proud, self-aggrandising, self-aggrandizing, self-conceited, self-important, self-respectful, self-respecting, shabby-genteel, sniffy, snooty, snot-nosed, snotty, stuck-up, supercilious, swaggering, swelled, swollen, swollen-headed, too big for one's breeches, uppish, vain, vainglorious


See alsoimmodest


Attributepride


Antonymshumble

2. proud having or displaying great dignity or nobility


SamplesA gallant pageant.
Lofty ships.
Majestic cities.
Proud alpine peaks.


Synonymsgallant, lofty, majestic


Similarimpressive


Antonymsunimpressive









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