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1. Arrogant; disdainful.
2. Highly pleased; elated.
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|Adj.||1.||prideful - having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer|
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"
|2.||prideful - joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success; "rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day"; "a triumphal success"; "a triumphant shout"|
elated - exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; "the elated winner"; "felt elated and excited"
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1. Overly convinced of one's own superiority and importance:
arrogant, haughty, high-and-mighty, insolent, lofty, lordly, overbearing, overweening, proud, supercilious, superior.
Idiom: on one's high horse.
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