pridefulness


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pride·ful

 (prīd′fəl)
adj.
1. Arrogant; disdainful.
2. Highly pleased; elated.

pride′ful·ly adv.
pride′ful·ness n.

pridefulness

(ˈpraɪdfʊlnəs)
n
excessive or habitual pride
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pridefulness - a feeling of self-respect and personal worthpridefulness - a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
feeling - the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
dignity, self-regard, self-respect, self-worth - the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect; "it was beneath his dignity to cheat"; "showed his true dignity when under pressure"
self-esteem, self-pride - a feeling of pride in yourself
ego, self-importance, egotism - an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others
amour propre, conceit, self-love, vanity - feelings of excessive pride

pridefulness

noun
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