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Pride

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(1):

(n.) Proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct; insolent exultation; disdain.

(2):

(n.) A small European lamprey (Petromyzon branchialis); - called also prid, and sandpiper.

(3):

(n.) The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self-esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one's own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank, etc., which manifests itself in lofty airs, distance, reserve, and often in contempt of others.

(4):

(n.) A sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one; lofty self-respect; noble self-esteem; elevation of character; dignified bearing; proud delight; - in a good sense.

(5):

(n.) That of which one is proud; that which excites boasting or self-gratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem, or of arrogant and presumptuous confidence, as beauty, ornament, noble character, children, etc.

(6):

(n.) Show; ostentation; glory.

(7):

(n.) Highest pitch; elevation reached; loftiness; prime; glory; as, to be in the pride of one's life.

(8):

(n.) Consciousness of power; fullness of animal spirits; mettle; wantonness; hence, lust; sexual desire; esp., an excitement of sexual appetite in a female beast.

(9):

(v. i.) To be proud; to glory.

(10):

(v. t.) To indulge in pride, or self-esteem; to rate highly; to plume; - used reflexively.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Pride'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/p/pride.html. 1828.

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