pride

Definition

  • noun: a feeling that you respect yourself and deserve to be respected by other people
  • noun: the quality or state of being proud
  • verb: to indulge (as oneself) in pride
  • synonyms: self-respect, haughtiness, self-exaltation

Examples

  • The sight of her son holding the trophy filled her with 'pride'. [=made her very proud]

  • When his daughter's name was announced as the winner, he 'puffed up with pride'.

  • She spoke with 'pride' [=she spoke proudly] about her son's achievements.

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) Yes. And I've nothing to kill it with? Help will always be given at Hogwarts, Harry. To those who ask for it. I've always pride of myself on my ability to turn a phrase. Words are, in my not so humble opinion... ... are most inexhaustible source of magic. (..)
    2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2