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Definitions of proud

  1. having or displaying great dignity or nobility; " a gallant pageant"; " lofty ships"; " majestic cities"; " proud alpine peaks"
  2. feeling self- respect or pleasure in something by which you measure's 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"
  3. 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"
  4. Proudly.
  5. Feeling or manifesting pride, in a good or bad sense
  6. Possessing or showing too great self- esteem; overrating one's excellences; hence, arrogant; haughty; lordly; presumptuous.
  7. Having a feeling of high self- respect or self- esteem; exulting ( in); elated; -- often with of; as, proud of one's country.
  8. Giving reason or occasion for pride or self- gratulation; worthy of admiration; grand; splendid; magnificent; admirable; ostentatious.
  9. Excited by sexual desire; -- applied particularly to the females of some animals.
  10. Having too great selfesteem; arrogant; haughty; having proper self- respect; as, too proud to beg; having a feeling of glad satisfaction; as, proud of a friend's success; gratifled; spirited; grand.
  11. Having excessive selfesteem: arrogant: haughty: daring: grand: ostentatious.
  12. Having pride; haughty; exalted; grand.
  13. Feeling or manifesting pride; arrogant; haughty.
  14. Being a cause of honorable pride.
  15. Having inordinate self- esteem; arrogant; haughty; presumptuous; lofty; of lofty mien; ostentatious; exciting pride; fungous.
  16. Having inordinate self- esteem; lofty of mien; grand of person; possessing an unreasonable opinion of one's own excellence; conceited; arrogant; haughty; diseased or fungous, as proud flesh.
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Usage examples for proud

  1. " Oh, I'm so proud of you all! – The Unspeakable Perk by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  2. You must be very proud of your mother. – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  3. Somehow, he had never felt so proud before in his life. – For the Liberty of Texas by Edward Stratemeyer
  4. Don't be so proud – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  5. I'm not proud of myself, you know, father. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  6. Only- they've so many things to be proud of. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  7. Yes, father had been good to her, and loved her and was proud of her in a way. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  8. I think how proud her poor father would have been of such a dear child." – Little Miss Joy by Emma Marshall
  9. You make us proud of you. – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  10. My dear children, it is a very sad thing to be proud and poor. – Little Ferns For Fanny's Little Friends by Fanny Fern
  11. I was proud too, of taking him away from other girls, who were always running after him. – Harvest by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  12. And I wanted you to be proud of me. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. They shall be proud to own me yet." – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  14. This man is one that any woman in the world might be proud to call her husband- proud and glad! – The Air Trust by George Allan England
  15. How proud of it I have been! – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  16. My dear, I am so proud of you. – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
  17. I loved them, because they were so proud of their mother. – Little Ferns For Fanny's Little Friends by Fanny Fern
  18. And they're so proud of it! – The Head Girl at the Gables by Angela Brazil
  19. You made me very proud – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  20. I was so proud of them. – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
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