An example of pride is the family of lions in The Lion King.
An example of pride is the feeling a parent has when his child graduates from college.
An example of pride is to be extremely content with one's sewing skills.
A pride of acrobats.
In the pride of manhood.
I pride myself on this beautiful garden.
I pride myself on being a good judge of character, but pride goes before the fall and I'm not a good judge of my own character so I'm often wrong without knowing it.
- To be proud of.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of pride
- Middle English from Old English prȳde from prūd proud proud
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English pride, from Old English prÈ³de, prÈ³te (“pride") (compare Old Norse prÃ½Ã°i (“bravery, pomp")), derivative of Old English prÅ«d (“proud").