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.
I pride myself on this beautiful garden.
An example of pride is the feeling a parent has when his child graduates from college.
In the pride of manhood.
An example of pride is to be extremely content with one's sewing skills.
The pride of youth.
An example of pride is the family of lions in The Lion King.
A pride of acrobats.
These soldiers were their country's pride.
- to be proud of
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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 prȳde, prȳte (“pride") (compare Old Norse prýði (“bravery, pomp")), derivative of Old English prÅ«d (“proud").