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pride

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pride

  1. 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 Synonyms of pride ego, pridefulness, self-esteem, self-regard, self-respect Words Related to pride aplomb, assurance, confidence, self-assurance, self-assuredness, self-confidence, self-pride, self-trust, self-worth; dignity, face, honor, prestige Near Antonyms of pride discredit, disesteem, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, humiliation, ignominy, infamy, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, shame; demureness, down-to-earthness, humbleness, humility, modesty; diffidence, meekness, shyness, timidity, timidness

  2. 2 an asset that brings praise or renown an architectural and acoustical masterpiece, the concert hall is the pride of the whole city Synonyms of pride boast, credit, crown jewel, honor, jewel, glory, treasure, trophyWords Related to pride pièce de résistance, showpiece; attraction, feature, highlight; distinction, excellence, merit, value, virtueNear Antonyms of pride disgrace, dishonor; blemish, blot, defect, shame, slur, smirch, smudge, stain, stigma; eyesore, fright, horror, mess

  3. 3 an often unjustified feeling of being pleased with oneself or with one's situation or achievements so full of pride that they were ripe for a big comedown Synonyms of pride amour propre, bighead, complacency, conceit, conceitedness, ego, egotism, pomposity, pompousness, complacence, pridefulness, self-admiration, self-assumption, self-conceit, self-congratulation, self-esteem, self-glory, self-importance, self-love, self-opinion, self-satisfaction, smugness, swelled head, swellheadedness, vaingloriousness, vainglory, vainness, vanityWords Related to pride assurance, confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence; self-righteousness; arrogance, disdainfulness, haughtiness, imperiousness, lordliness, self-assertion, snobbishness, superciliousness, superiority; hubris, overconfidence, presumption; pretense (or pretence), pretension, pretentiousness; egoism, self-centeredness, selfishness; self-pride, self-respectNear Antonyms of pride diffidence, self-doubt; self-disgust, self-hate, self-loathing; altruism, unselfishness; bashfulness, demureness, shyness, timidity, timidness; passiveness, passivityAntonyms of pride humbleness, humility, modesty

  4. 4 individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class crackerjack test pilots who are the pride of the navy's air arm Synonyms of pride A-list, aristocracy, best, choice, corps d'elite, cream, crème de la crème, elect, fat, flower, illuminati, pick, pink, elite, priesthood, prime, royalty, upper crustWords Related to pride establishment, gentry, nobility, quality, society, top, top drawer, upper class; caviar (also caviare); who's whoNear Antonyms of pride commoners, herd, hoi polloi, masses, millions, mob, multitude, rank and file, unwashed


pride

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pride

  1. to think highly of (oneself) he prides himself on the quality of his writing Synonyms of pride flatter, pique, plume Words Related to pride boast, brag, crow, gasconade, swagger, swank, swash, vapor, vaunt; congratulate, felicitate



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