prideful

adjective pride·ful \ ˈprīd-fəl \
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of prideful

: full of pride: such as

pridefully

play \ˈprīd-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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