adjective Date: 15th century full of pride: as a. disdainful, haughty b. exultant, elatedpridefully adverbpridefulness noun

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  • prideful — index inflated (vain), orgulous, pretentious (pompous), proud (conceited), supercilious …   Law dictionary

  • prideful — pride ► NOUN 1) a feeling of deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from achievements, qualities, or possessions. 2) a cause or source of such a feeling. 3) consciousness of one s own dignity. 4) the quality of having an excessively high opinion… …   English terms dictionary

  • prideful — adjective 1. 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • prideful — pride·ful (prīdʹfəl) adj. 1. Arrogant; disdainful. 2. Highly pleased; elated.   prideʹful·ly adv. prideʹful·ness n. * * * …   Universalium

  • prideful — adjective Full of pride. Syn: arrogant, disdainful, haughty …   Wiktionary

  • prideful — Synonyms and related words: erect, house proud, independent, proud, proud as Lucifer, proud blooded, proud looking, proud minded, proud spirited, proudful, proudhearted, purse proud, self confident, self esteeming, self reliant, self respecting,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • prideful — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 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. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • prideful — adj. proud, taking satisfaction in ; arrogant, conceited; haughty, boastful …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prideful — pride·ful …   English syllables

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