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Adj.1.proud of - feeling pleasurable satisfaction over something by which you measures your self-worth; "proud of their child"
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"
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Singer and tailor am I-- Doubled the joys that I know-- Proud of my lilt to the sky, Proud of the house that I sew-- Over and under, so weave I my music--so weave I the house that I sew.
"But how often I have felt proud of her, proud of her majestic beauty and social tact," thought he; "been proud of my house, in which she received all Petersburg, proud of her unapproachability and beauty.
They were not only fond of Vronsky in his regiment, they respected him too, and were proud of him; proud that this man, with his immense wealth, his brilliant education and abilities, and the path open before him to every kind of success, distinction, and ambition, had disregarded all that, and of all the interests of life had the interests of his regiment and his comrades nearest to his heart.
It was an old-fashioned place, moreover, in the moral attribute that the partners in the House were proud of its smallness, proud of its darkness, proud of its ugliness, proud of its incommodiousness.
In his way he was quite as much one of the old school as the Earl of Eastchester, and the idea of a lady - a Wendermott, too - calling herself a journalist and proud of making a few hundreds a year was amazing enough to him.
Also, Mr Piper, as a remainer I too am proud to be British, proud to have served both on the regular army and TA, proud to have seen active service, proud to continue to still be a crown servant, proud of our British heritage, our Roman, Ango-Saxon, Viking, French heritage.
This teen queen is proud of her Dutch, Ilongga roots
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Just ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, Gallup released a poll that shows a declining percentage of Americans are proud of the United States.
An official government poll asked people across the country what made them feel most proud of Britain, giving them a list of 12 options to choose from.
is also a source pride Just over 1% of respondents said that they weren't proud of any of the options given.
An official government poll asked people across the country what made them feel most proud of Britain, giving More than half - 53% of respondents - said the British countryside and scenery was one of their greatest sources of pride.
also a source Just over 1% of respondents said that they weren't proud of any of the options given.