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Proud meaning

proud - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. feeling self- respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self- worth; or being a reason for pride; " proud parents"; " proud of his accomplishments"; " a proud moment"; " proud to serve his country"; " a proud name"; " proud princes"
  2. 2. Feeling or manifesting pride, in a good or bad sense
  3. 3. Possessing or showing too great self- esteem; overrating one's excellences; hence, arrogant; haughty; lordly; presumptuous.
  4. 4. Having a feeling of high self- respect or self- esteem; exulting ( in); elated; -- often with of; as, proud of one's country.
  5. 5. Giving reason or occasion for pride or self- gratulation; worthy of admiration; grand; splendid; magnificent; admirable; ostentatious.
  6. 6. Having pride; haughty; exalted; grand.

proud - examples of usage

  1. " Shouldn't I be proud to give everything I have to the cause? - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. But aren't you proud of your family? - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. He should be proud of it. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
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