prideful

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adjective pride·ful \ˈprīd-fəl\

Definition of prideful

  1. :  full of pride: such asa :  disdainful, haughtyb :  exultant, elated

pridefully

play \-fə-lē\ adverb

pridefulness

noun

Examples of prideful in a Sentence

  1. prideful intellectuals long considered rock music unworthy of serious study

  2. at the wedding the prideful snobs ignored their poor relations

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First Known Use of prideful

15th century


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