self-pride
noun Date: circa 1586 pride in oneself or in that which relates to oneself

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  • self-pride — self pride′ n. pride in one s abilities, status, possessions, etc.; self esteem • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • self-pride — /self pruyd , self /, n. pride in one s abilities, status, possessions, etc.; self esteem. [1580 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-pride — noun a feeling of pride in yourself (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑self esteem • Hypernyms: ↑pride, ↑pridefulness …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-respect — noun The knowledge of ones own worth, valuing ones self; pride. If you have no self respect you cant respect others, because what value would you offer someone by giving the respect of one who is as lowly as you view yourself? …   Wiktionary

  • Pride — is a lofty view of one s self or one s own. Pride often manifests itself as a high opinion of one s nation (national pride), ethnicity (ethnic pride), or appearance and abilities (vanity). Pride is considered a negative attribute by most major… …   Wikipedia

  • Pride — Pride, n. [AS. pr[=y]te; akin to Icel. pr[=y][eth]i honor, ornament, pr??a to adorn, Dan. pryde, Sw. pryda; cf. W. prydus comely. See {Proud}.] 1. The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one s own… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pride of China — Pride Pride, n. [AS. pr[=y]te; akin to Icel. pr[=y][eth]i honor, ornament, pr??a to adorn, Dan. pryde, Sw. pryda; cf. W. prydus comely. See {Proud}.] 1. The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one s …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pride of India — Pride Pride, n. [AS. pr[=y]te; akin to Icel. pr[=y][eth]i honor, ornament, pr??a to adorn, Dan. pryde, Sw. pryda; cf. W. prydus comely. See {Proud}.] 1. The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one s …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pride of the desert — Pride Pride, n. [AS. pr[=y]te; akin to Icel. pr[=y][eth]i honor, ornament, pr??a to adorn, Dan. pryde, Sw. pryda; cf. W. prydus comely. See {Proud}.] 1. The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one s …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pride# — pride n Pride, vanity, vainglory are comparable when they mean the quality or the feeling of a person who is keenly or excessively aware of his own excellence or superiority. The same distinctions in implications and connotations are found in… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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