self-pride


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self-pride

(sĕlf′prīd′)
n.
Pride in oneself; self-esteem.

self-pride

n
pride in one's status, possessions, etc; self-esteem

self`-pride′



n.
pride in one's abilities, status, possessions, etc.; self-esteem.
[1580–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.self-pride - a feeling of pride in yourself
pride, pridefulness - a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
References in classic literature ?
It was quite a shock to her self-pride while it lasted, and toward evening she was ready to believe that it was going to last forever.
The old bulls paid no attention to his boastful words, but the eight who had volunteered to accompany him were filled with self-pride so that they stood around vaingloriously beating upon their breasts, baring their fangs and screaming their hideous challenge until the jungle reverberated to the horrid sound.
Once again his self-pride in his ability as a practical joker asserted itself.
But the two rival groups, he adds, can't come together and discuss the crucial changes due to self-pride.
But when I sit down and think about it I probably have a lot of self-pride.
Wearing and trading in second-hand clothes is not only about trade but also human dignity, decency and a sense of self-pride.
While he narrates his life's story and talks of milestones, an occasional smile will dawn, devoid of any self-pride.
She'll doff her cap, shake the Vice-Chancellor's hand and, quite rightly, feel the immense sense of self-pride and reflect on her personal achievement.
It is a sad reality when a financial penalty has to be imposed to curb this annoying and frustrating practice, rather than good old-fashioned consideration, self-pride and respect.
With their self-pride restored, the beneficiaries of GK's housing program have ceased to be burdens to the government and instead became responsible and productive members of our society.
Samir Ali said, "Joining the College of Medicine in a prestigious institution such as QU is a matter of self-pride.
Hoods YOUNG men constantly wearing hoods Look suspicious as any normal person would Wearing a hood in winter you can defend Whilst wearing one in summer we cannot comprehend Just what have these folk got to hide, Maybe an identity or lack of self-pride All who wear I treat with a little suspicion, This to me was not a hard decision Am I alone in thinking this way Or is it because I'm getting old and grey If I have offended anyone I must apologise Writing such thoughts may not have been too wise