prideful

adjective
pride·​ful | \ ˈprīd-fəl How to pronounce prideful (audio) \

Definition of prideful

: full of pride: such as

Other Words from prideful

pridefully \ ˈprīd-​fə-​lē How to pronounce prideful (audio) \ adverb
pridefulness noun

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Examples of prideful in a Sentence

prideful intellectuals long considered rock music unworthy of serious study at the wedding the prideful snobs ignored their poor relations
Recent Examples on the Web The Taliban’s prideful restoration of gender apartheid in secondary and higher education and in many sectors of the economy is an outrage of special dimensions, as Bennett and the other rights experts noted. Steve Coll, The New Yorker, 27 Aug. 2022 When told that Chamberlain had just signed a contract for $100,000, a prideful Russell went immediately to Auerbach’s office and demanded one dollar more. Ira Kaufman, The Hollywood Reporter, 31 July 2022 Both teams are so good and stocked with prideful players, what is left in the tank for Game 7? Lori Nickel, USA TODAY, 15 May 2022 The music video to the prideful song is as colorful as its lyrics showcasing traditional and symbolic costumes and dances that give life to the Carnival of Tlaxcala. Billboard Staff, Billboard, 1 July 2022 Both teams are so good and stocked with prideful players, what is left in the tank for Game 7? Lori Nickel, USA TODAY, 15 May 2022 Both teams are so good and stocked with prideful players, what is left in the tank for Game 7? Lori Nickel, USA TODAY, 15 May 2022 Both teams are so good and stocked with prideful players, what is left in the tank for Game 7? Lori Nickel, USA TODAY, 15 May 2022 Relationships of dependency often involve a trace of resentment; even as our spirit humbly bows with gratitude, our yearning for autonomy may shake a prideful fist. New York Times, 20 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of prideful

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of prideful was in the 15th century

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Dictionary Entries Near prideful

pride and joy

prideful

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Last Updated

19 Sep 2022

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“Prideful.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prideful. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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