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proud

 (proud)
adj. proud·er, proud·est
1. Feeling pleasurable satisfaction over an act, possession, quality, or relationship by which one measures one's stature or self-worth: proud of one's child; proud to serve one's country.
2. Occasioning or being a reason for pride: a proud moment when she received her diploma.
3. Feeling or showing justifiable self-respect: too proud to beg.
4. Filled with or showing excessive self-esteem: a proud and haughty aristocrat.
5. Of great dignity; honored: a proud name.
6. Majestic; magnificent: proud alpine peaks.
7. Spirited. Used of an animal: proud steeds.

[Middle English, from Old English prūd, from Old French prou, prud, brave, virtuous, oblique case of prouz, from Vulgar Latin *prōdis, from Late Latin prōde, advantageous, from Latin prōdesse, to be good : prōd-, for (variant of prō-, with d on the model of red-, prevocalic variant of re-, back, again; see pro-1) + esse, to be; see es- in Indo-European roots.]

proud′ly adv.
proud′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.proudly - with pride; in a proud manner; "he walked proudly into town"
Translations
بافْتِخار، بِكِبْرِياء
hrdě
stolt
meî stolti
hrdo
ponosno
gururlaiftiharla

proudly

[ˈpraʊdlɪ] ADV (= with satisfaction) → con orgullo; (= arrogantly) → arrogantemente, con arrogancia; (= splendidly, impressively) → de forma imponente
he proudly showed me his drawingorgulloso, me enseñó su dibujo, me enseñó con orgullo su dibujo

proudly

[ˈpraʊdli] advfièrement

proudly

advstolz

proudly

[ˈpraʊdlɪ] adv (see adj) → orgogliosamente, con fierezza, superbamente

proud

(praud) adjective
1. feeling pleasure or satisfaction at one's achievements, possessions, connections etc. He was proud of his new house; She was proud of her son's achievements; He was proud to play football for the school.
2. having a (too) high opinion of oneself; arrogant. She was too proud to talk to us.
3. wishing to be independent. She was too proud to accept help.
4. splendid or impressive. The assembled fleet was a proud sight.
ˈproudly adverb
do (someone) proud
to give (a person) good treatment or entertainment. We always do them proud when they come to dinner.
References in classic literature ?
Hannah washed and ironed them for me, and I marked them all myself," said Beth, looking proudly at the somewhat uneven letters which had cost her such labor.
Shimerda and her Ambrosch proudly driving by, looking neither to the right nor left.
She retained a few of the sketches, and gave all the rest to Madame Ratignolle, who appreciated the gift far beyond its value and proudly exhibited the pictures to her husband when he came up from the store a little later for his midday dinner.
Nay," said Heyward, proudly, "I will seize him myself.
Still I will proudly declare that there is something queer about it.
The boys might turn to each other in their astonishment, as he proudly passed with his fair companions, and say, "It's Whiskey Dick," but he'd be d d if they should add, "and full as ever.
Holgrave, as he told Phoebe somewhat proudly, could not boast of his origin, unless as being exceedingly humble, nor of his education, except that it had been the scantiest possible, and obtained by a few winter-months' attendance at a district school.
He, moving proudly past, enveloped as it were, in the rich music, with the procession of majestic and venerable fathers; he, so unattainable in his worldly position, and still more so in that far vista of his unsympathizing thoughts, through which she now beheld him
The rest of his toilet was soon achieved, and he proudly marched out of the room, wrapped up in his great pilot monkey jacket, and sporting his harpoon like a marshal's baton.
In that fine, loose, chivalrous attitude of the headsman when drawing near to his prey, the three mates stood up proudly, occasionally backing the after oarsman with an exhilarating cry of,
I loved to feel his hand on my neck, and arched my crest proudly and happily; but I stood very still, for I knew all his moods, and when he liked me to be quiet, and when gay.
Whenever he stopped to have his cattle watered and fed with loaves of bread, the villagers stood around admiring him while he swaggered about, the little boys gazed up at his face with humble homage, and the landlord brought out foaming mugs of beer and conversed proudly with him while he drank.