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pride

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Noun, Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)
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53 in 52 verses (in OT : 43 in 42 verses) (in NT : 10 in 10 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

priden. [Cf. AS. lamprede, LL. lampreda, E. lamprey.].
     A small European lamprey (Petromyzon branchialis); -- called also prid, and sandpiper.  [1913 Webster]
priden. [AS. pr; akin to Icel. pr honor, ornament, pra to adorn, Dan. pryde, Sw. pryda; cf. W. prydus comely. See Proud.].
  •  The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self-esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one's own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank, etc., which manifests itself in lofty airs, distance, reserve, and often in contempt of others.  [1913 Webster]
    "Those that walk in pride he is able to abase."  [1913 Webster]
    "Pride that dines on vanity sups on contempt."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one; lofty self-respect; noble self-esteem; elevation of character; dignified bearing; proud delight; -- in a good sense.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride."  [1913 Webster]
    "A people which takes no pride in the noble achievements of remote ancestors will never achieve anything worthy to be remembered with pride by remote descendants."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct; insolent exultation; disdain.  [1913 Webster]
    "Let not the foot of pride come against me."  [1913 Webster]
    "That hardly we escaped the pride of France."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That of which one is proud; that which excites boasting or self-gratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem, or of arrogant and presumptuous confidence, as beauty, ornament, noble character, children, etc.  [1913 Webster]
    "Lofty trees yclad with summer's pride."  [1913 Webster]
    "I will cut off the pride of the Philistines."  [1913 Webster]
    "A bold peasantry, their country's pride."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Show; ostentation; glory.  [1913 Webster]
    "Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Highest pitch; elevation reached; loftiness; prime; glory; as, to be in the pride of one's life.  [1913 Webster]
    "A falcon, towering in her pride of place."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Consciousness of power; fullness of animal spirits; mettle; wantonness; hence, lust; sexual desire; esp., an excitement of sexual appetite in a female beast.  [1913 Webster]
Pride of India, or Pride of China. (Bot.) See Margosa. -- Pride of the desert (Zoöl.), the camel.
Syn. -- Self-exaltation; conceit; hauteur; haughtiness; lordliness; loftiness.
pridev. t. 
     To indulge in pride, or self-esteem; to rate highly; to plume; -- used reflexively.  Bp. Hall.  [1913 Webster]
    "Pluming and priding himself in all his services."  [1913 Webster]
pridev. i. 
     To be proud; to glory.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

pride, n. & v.
--n.
1 a a feeling of elation or satisfaction at achievements or qualities or possessions etc. that do one credit. b an object of this feeling.
2 a high or overbearing opinion of one's worth or importance.
3 (in full proper pride) a proper sense of what befits one's position; self-respect.
4 a group or company (of animals, esp. lions).
5 the best condition; the prime.
--v.refl. (foll. by on, upon) be proud of.

Idiom
my, his , etc. pride and joy a thing of which one is very proud. pride of the morning a mist or shower at sunrise, supposedly indicating a fine day to come. pride of place the most important or prominent position. take pride (or a pride) in
1 be proud of.
2 maintain in good condition or appearance.
Derivative
prideful adj. pridefully adv. prideless adj.
Etymology
OE prytu, pryte, pryde f. prud PROUD

THESAURUS

pride

Olympian detachment, Olympian loftiness, acedia, anger, army, arrogance, arrogantness, assumption of superiority, assurance, assuredness, avarice, avaritia, be proud of, belief, best, bighead, boast, boastfulness, brag, bunch, catch, celebrate, certitude, circumstance, cockiness, cocksureness, colony, conceit, condescendence, condescension, confidence, confidentness, congratulate, conviction, courage, crow, deadly sin, delight in, diamond, dignity, domineering, domineeringness, drift, drive, drove, egoism, egotism, envy, faith, felicitate, find, flock, flower, formality, gam, gang, gasconade, gem, glory in, gluttony, godsend, good thing, greed, gula, haughtiness, haughty airs, hauteur, heraldry, herd, high horse, hoity-toitiness, hoity-toity, honor, host, hubris, invidia, ira, jewel, kennel, litter, loftiness, lust, luxuria, overbearing pride, overbearingness, overconfidence, oversureness, overweening, overweening pride, overweeningness, pack, patronization, patronizing, patronizing attitude, pearl, pique, plum, plume, pod, poise, pomp, pomposity, positiveness, preen, pride and joy, prize, proudness, purse-pride, revel in, school, security, self-admiration, self-assurance, self-confidence, self-consequence, self-esteem, self-importance, self-love, self-reliance, self-respect, settled belief, shoal, side, skulk, sloth, smugness, snobbery, snobbishness, solemnity, state, stiff-necked pride, subjective certainty, superbia, sureness, surety, take pride in, toploftiness, treasure, trip, troop, trophy, trouvaille, trust, uppishness, uppityness, vainglory, vanity, vaunt, windfall, winner, wrath

ROGET THESAURUS

pride

Warfare

N warfare, fighting, hostilities, war, arms, the sword, Mars, Bellona, grim visaged war, horrida bella, bloodshed, appeal to arms, appeal to the sword, ordeal of battle, wager of battle, ultima ratio regum, arbitrament of the sword, battle array, campaign, crusade, expedition, operations, mobilization, state of siege, battlefield, theater of operations, warpath, art of war, tactics, strategy, castrametation, generalship, soldiership, logistics, military evolutions, ballistics, gunnery, chivalry, gunpowder, shot, battle, tug of war, service, campaigning, active service, tented field, kriegspiel, Kriegsspiel, fire cross, trumpet, clarion, bugle, pibroch, slogan, war-cry, war-whoop, battle cry, beat of drum, rappel, tom-tom, calumet of war, word of command, password, watchword, passage d-armes, war to the death, war to the knife, guerre a mort, guerre a outrance, open war, internecine war, civil war, contending, contentious, armed, armed to the teeth, armed cap-a-pie, sword in hand, in arms, under arms, up in arms, at war with, bristling with arms, in battle array, in open arms, in the field, embattled, battled, unpacific, unpeaceful, belligerent, combative, armigerous, bellicose, martial, warlike, military, militant, soldier-like, soldierly, chivalrous, strategical, internecine, flagrante bello, in the thick of the fray, in the cannon's mouth, at the sword's point, at the point of the bayonet, Int, vae victis!, to arms!, to your tents O Israel!, the battle rages, a la guerre comme a la guerre, bis peccare in bello non licet, jus gladii, my voice is still for war, 'tis well that war is so terrible, otherwise we might grow fond of it, my sentence is for open war, pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war, the cannons have their bowels full of wrath, the cannons aspit forth their iron indignation, the fire-eyed maid of smoky war, silent leges inter arma, si vis pacem para bellum.

Ornament

N ornament, floridness c, adj, turgidity, turgescence, altiloquence, declamation, teratology, well-rounded periods, elegance, orotundity, inversion, antithesis, alliteration, paronomasia, figurativeness, flourish, flowers of speech, flowers of rhetoric, frills of style, euphuism, euphemism, big-sounding words, high-sounding words, macrology, sesquipedalia verba, Alexandrine, inflation, pretension, rant, bombast, fustian, prose run mad, fine writing, sesquipedality, Minerva press, phrasemonger, euphuist, euphemist, ornament, beautified, ornate, florid, rich, flowery, euphuistic, euphemistic, sonorous, high-sounding, big-sounding, inflated, swelling, tumid, turgid, turgescent, pedantic, pompous, stilted, orotund, high flown, high flowing, sententious, rhetorical, declamatory, grandiose, grandiloquent, magniloquent, altiloquent, sesquipedal, sesquipedalian, Johnsonian, mouthy, bombastic, fustian, frothy, flashy, flaming, antithetical, alliterative, figurative, artificial, ore rutundo, ornament, ornamentation, ornamental art, ornature, ornateness, adornment, decoration, embellishment, architecture, jewelry, garnish, polish, varnish, French polish, veneer, japanning, lacquer, gilding, plating, ormolu, enamel, cloisonn_e, cosmetics (in general), makeup, eye shadow, rouge, face powder, lipstick, blush, pattern, diaper, powdering, paneling, graining, pargeting, detail, repousse (convexity), texture, richness, tracery, molding, fillet, listel, strapwork, coquillage, flourish, fleur-de-lis, arabesque, fret, anthemion, egg and tongue, egg and dart, astragal, zigzag, acanthus, cartouche, pilaster, bead, beading, champleve ware, cloisonne ware, frost work, Moresque, Morisco, tooling, embroidery, brocade, brocatelle, galloon, lace, fringe, trapping, border, edging, trimming, hanging, tapestry, arras, millinery, ermine, drap d'or, wreath, festoon, garland, chaplet, flower, nosegay, bouquet, posy, daisies pied and violets blue, tassel knot, shoulder knot, apaulette, epaulet, aigulet, frog, star, rosette, bow, feather, plume, pompom, panache, aigrette, finery, frippery, gewgaw, gimcrack, tinsel, spangle, clinquant, pinchbeck, paste, excess of ornament, gaud, pride, illustration, illumination, vignette, fleuron, head piece, tail piece, cul-de-lampe, flowers of rhetoric, work of art, ornamented, beautified, ornate, rich, gilt, begilt, tesselated, festooned, champleve, cloisonne, topiary, smart, gay, trickly, flowery, glittering, new gilt, new spangled, fine as a Mayday queen, fine as a fivepence, fine as a carrot fresh scraped, pranked out, bedight, well-groomed, in full dress, dressed to kill, dressed to the nines, dressed to advantage, in Sunday best, en grand tenue, en grande toilette, in best bib and tucker, endimanche, showy, flashy, gaudy, garish, gairish, gorgeous, ornamental, decorative, becoming.

Pride

N pride, dignity, self-respect, mens sibi conscia recti, pride, haughtiness, high notions, hauteur, vainglory, crest, arrogance, proud man, highflier, fine gentleman, fine lady, dignified, stately, proud, proud-crested, lordly, baronial, lofty- minded, highsouled, high-minded, high-mettled, high-handed, high- plumed, high-flown, high-toned, haughty lofty, high, mighty, swollen, puffed up, flushed, blown, vainglorious, purse-proud, fine, proud as a peacock, proud as Lucifer, bloated with pride, supercilious, disdainful, bumptious, magisterial, imperious, high and mighty, overweening, consequential, arrogant, unblushing, stiff, stiff-necked, starch, perked stuck-up, in buckram, strait- laced, prim, on one's dignity, on one's high horses, on one's tight ropes, on one's high ropes, on stilts, en grand seigneur, with head erect, odi profanum vulgus et arceo, a duke's revenues on her back, disdains the shadow which he treads on at noon, pride in their port, defiance in their eye, pride, dignity, self-respect, mens sibi conscia recti, pride, haughtiness, high notions, hauteur, vainglory, crest, arrogance, proud man, highflier, fine gentleman, fine lady, dignified, stately, proud, proud-crested, lordly, baronial, lofty- minded, highsouled, high-minded, high-mettled, high-handed, high- plumed, high-flown, high-toned, haughty lofty, high, mighty, swollen, puffed up, flushed, blown, vainglorious, purse-proud, fine, proud as a peacock, proud as Lucifer, bloated with pride, supercilious, disdainful, bumptious, magisterial, imperious, high and mighty, overweening, consequential, arrogant, unblushing, stiff, stiff-necked, starch, perked stuck-up, in buckram, strait- laced, prim, on one's dignity, on one's high horses, on one's tight ropes, on one's high ropes, on stilts, en grand seigneur, with head erect, odi profanum vulgus et arceo, a duke's revenues on her back, disdains the shadow which he treads on at noon, pride in their port, defiance in their eye.

Vanity

N vanity, conceit, conceitedness, self-conceit, self- complacency, self-confidence, self-sufficiency, self-esteem, self-love, self-approbation, self-praise, self-glorification, self-laudation, self-gratulation, self-applause, self-admiration, amour propre, selfishness, airs, affected manner, pretensions, mannerism, egotism, priggism, priggishness, coxcombry, gaudery, vainglory, elation, pride, ostentation, assurance, vox et praeterea nihil, cheval de bataille, coxcomb, Sir Oracle, vain, vain as a peacock, proud as a peacock, conceited, overweening, pert, forward, vainglorious, high-flown, ostentatious, puffed up, inflated, flushed, self-satisfied, self-confident, self-sufficient, self-flattering, self-admiring, self-applauding, self-glorious, self-opinionated, entente, wise in one's own conceit, pragmatical, overwise, pretentious, priggish, egotistic, egotistical, soi-disant, arrogant, unabashed, unblushing, unconstrained, unceremonious, free and easy, vainly, how we apples swim!, prouder than rustling in unpaid-for silk.


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