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adjective 
  1. Having a high opinion of oneself; arrogant, supercilious.
    • Godolphin Horne Who was cursed with the Sin of Pride, and Became a Boot-Black. Hillair Belloc.
      Godolphin Horne was Nobly Born; / He held the human race in scorn, / And lived with all his sisters where / His father lived, in Berkeley Square. / And oh! The lad was deathly ! / He never shook your hand or bowed, / But merely smirked and nodded thus: / How perfectly ridiculous! / Alas! That such Affected Tricks / Should flourish in a child of six!
      1. gratified, Gratified; feeling honoured (by something); feeling satisfied or happy about a fact or event.
      I am of Sivu's schoolwork.
      1. Possessed of a due sense of what one is worth or deserves.
      I was too to apologise.
      1. Generating a sense of pride; being a cause for pride.
      It was a day when we finally won the championship.
      1. (obsolete) brave, Brave, valiant; gallant.
      2. Standing out or raised; swollen.
      After it had healed, the scar tissue stood of his flesh.
      1. (obsolete) Excited by sexual desire; (of female animals) in heat.
      2. (rfv-sense) Happy. Usually used with a sense of honor, as in "I'm so to have you in our town." But occasionally just plain happy as in "I'm to see gas prices down." This is a widespread colloquial usage in the South.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: trots
    1. Dutch, trots
    2. French: fier (1) :fr: fier , °
    3. German: stolz (1) :de: stolz , °, prahlerisch
    4. Italian: orgoglioso, fiero (1) :it: fiero , °
    5. Spanish: orgulloso (1) :es: orgulloso , °
Etymology: Late prud, prÅd, from prud "brave, gallant" (modern French preux), from late Latin
  • prÅdis, apparently related to Latin prodesse, prÅdesse "to be of value".



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