pride

1. noun /praɪd/
a) The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self-esteem; an unreasonable conceit of ones own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank etc., which manifests itself in lofty airs, distance, reserve and often contempt of others.
b) A sense of ones 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.
Syn: prid, sandpiper
See Also: proud
2. verb /praɪd/
To take or experience pride in something, be proud of it.

I pride myself on being a good judge of character, but pride goes before the fall and Im not a good judge of my own character so Im often wrong without knowing it.


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