- simple past tense and past participle of pride
Prided is defined as something that you took great satisfaction in or delighted in.
When you thought very highly of your debating skills, this is an example of when you prided yourself on your debate skills.
- He prided himself on the fact that he had never killed a human by sucking them dry.
- It has always prided itself most on its theological teaching.
- Ennius prided himself especially on being the first to form the strong speech of Latium into the mould of the Homeric hexameter in place of the old Saturnian metre.
- Though Hastings always prided himself specially upon that reform, as well as upon the improvements he introduced into the collection of the revenues from salt and opium, his name will be remembered in history for the boldness d success of his foreign policy.
- But he seems to have prided himself on a certain humanity, or even generosity of temper, which led him to avoid putting his enemies to death, though he did not scruple to condemn Renaud of Dammartin to the most inhuman of imprisonments.