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pride

noun

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1 a reasonable or justifiable sense of one's worth or importance
  • finishing that survival course gave me a real sense of pride and confidence in my abilities

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2 an asset that brings praise or renown
  • an architectural and acoustical masterpiece, the concert hall is the pride of the whole city

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4 individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class
  • crackerjack test pilots who are the pride of the navy's air arm

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pride

verb

Synonyms of pride (Entry 2 of 2)

to think highly of (oneself)
  • he prides himself on the quality of his writing

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The first known use of pride was before the 12th century

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“Pride.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pride. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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