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prideful

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of prideful

  1. 1 having or displaying feelings of scorn for what is regarded as beneath oneself prideful intellectuals long considered rock music unworthy of serious study Synonyms of prideful disdainful, haughty, highfalutin (also hifalutin), lofty, lordly, proud, superiorWords Related to prideful complacent, conceited, egoistic, egotistic (also egotistical), important, self-assertive, self-conceited, self-contented, self-important, self-satisfied, smug, uppity, vain, vainglorious; arrogant, pretentious, sniffy, snobbish, stuck-up, supercilious; cavalier, overbearing, overweening, peremptory, swaggering; high-sounding, pompous; condescending, patronizing; cocky, overconfident, presuming, presumptuous; bloated, boastful, bombastic, self-glorifying; audacious, bold, brash, brassy, cheeky, cocksure, forward, impertinent, impudent, saucy; confident, presuming, self-assured, self-confident, sure; bossy, domineering, high-handed, imperious; egocentric, self-centered, selfish; dominating, magisterial, masterfulNear Antonyms of prideful demure, homely, meek, unassuming, unpretending, unpretentious; bashful, retiring, shy, timid; diffident, self-doubting; acquiescent, compliant, deferential, ingratiating, resigned, submissive, unassertive, yielding; apologetic, cowering, cringing, shrinking; passive, quiet, reserved, subdued, unobtrusiveAntonyms of prideful humble, lowly, modest

  2. 2 having too high an opinion of oneself at the wedding the prideful snobs ignored their poor relations Synonyms of prideful assured, biggety (or biggity) [Southern & Midland], bigheaded, complacent, consequential, egoistic (also egoistical), egotistic (or egotistical), important, overweening, pompous, conceited, proud, self-conceited, self-important, self-opinionated, self-satisfied, smug, stuck-up, swellheaded, vain, vaingloriousWords Related to prideful blusterous, blustery, boastful, bombastic, braggart, bragging, braggy, cocky, swaggering; arrogant, assumptive, bumptious, cavalier, chesty, disdainful, fastuous, haughty, high-and-mighty, high-hat, huffy, lofty, lordly, masterful, peremptory, pontifical, self-asserting, self-assertive, snobbish, snobby, snooty, supercilious, superior, toplofty (also toploftical), uppish, uppity; domineering, high-handed, imperious; highfalutin (also hifalutin), holier-than-thou, pretentious; overconfident, presuming, presumptuous; confident, self-assured, self-confident; self-adulatory, self-congratulatory, self-contented, self-gratulatory; self-applauding, self-dramatizing, self-glorifying, self-promoting; self-affected, self-centered, self-engrossed, selfish; condescending, patronizingNear Antonyms of prideful diffident, self-critical, self-distrustful, self-doubting, self-reproachful, self-reproving; meek, timid, unassertive; down-to-earth, unarrogant, unassuming, unpretentious; bashful, demure, introverted, mousy (or mousey), overmodest, retiring, sheepish, shrinking, shyAntonyms of prideful egoless, humble, modest, uncomplacent

  3. 3 having or expressing feelings of joy or triumph flashed a prideful smile as she received her college diploma Synonyms of prideful cock-a-hoop, crank [chiefly dialect], crowing, exulting, glorying, jubilant, exultant, proud, rejoicing, triumphantWords Related to prideful ecstatic, elated, euphoric; arrogant, boastful, cocky; conquering, victorious, winningNear Antonyms of prideful crestfallen, defeated, dejected, depressed, disconsolate, dispirited, downcast


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