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Verb
/prīd/,
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prides, plural;
  1. Be especially proud of a particular quality or skill
    • - she'd always prided herself on her ability to deal with a crisis
Noun
  1. A feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one's own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired
    • - the team was bursting with pride after recording a sensational victory
    • - a woman who takes great pride in her appearance
  2. The consciousness of one's own dignity
    • - he swallowed his pride and asked for help
  3. The quality of having an excessively high opinion of oneself or one's importance
    • - the sin of pride
  4. A person or thing that is the object or source of a feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction
    • - the swimming pool is the pride of the community
  5. The best state or condition of something; the prime
    • - in the pride of youth
  6. A group of lions forming a social unit


  1. a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
  2. be proud of; "He prides himself on making it into law school"
  3. satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements; "he takes pride in his son's success"
  4. the trait of being spurred on by a dislike of falling below your standards
  5. a group of lions
  6. unreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins)
  7. Pride is, depending on the interactional and cultural context, either a high sense of one's personal status (i.e., leading to judgements of personality and character) or the specific mostly positive emotion that is a product of praise or independent self-reflection. ...
  8. Pride is a 2004 television film about two lion cubs as they grow up and face the harsh realities of adulthood. Produced by the BBC and shown on A&E in the U.S., the film features the voices of numerous British actors and uses CGI technology to enhance footage of actual lions and other animals. ...
  9. Pride is a biopic drama feature film released by Lionsgate Entertainment on March 23, 2007 (see 2007 in film). Loosely based upon the true story of Philadelphia swim coach James "Jim" Ellis, Pride stars Terrence Howard, Bernie Mac, and Kimberly Elise, and was directed by Sunu Gonera.
  10. is an upcoming 2009 Japanese live-action film based on the manga of the same name by Yukari Ichijo. It will star Stephanie as the protagonist, aspiring opera singer Shio Asami.
  11. Pride is Arena's second full-length album, released in 1996. It is the first album to feature bassist John Jowitt and vocalist Paul Wrightson, but it's also guitarist Keith More's final album with the band.
  12. The Pride are a fictional Marvel Comics supervillain team, a criminal organization that controlled the Los Angeles area of the Marvel Universe. As they are the parents and the initial and more prominent foes the Runaways have faced, they are perhaps the team's greatest enemy to date. ...
  13. The Fullmetal Alchemist anime and manga series feature a large number of fictional characters created by Hiromu Arakawa. The story is set in a fictional universe within the 20th Century in which alchemy is one of the most advanced scientific techniques known to man. ...
  14. The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self-esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one's own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank etc. ...
  15. Differentia: Respecting oneself
  16. Often a disputed ‘virtue’, pride is another motivator for men in general, valued by knights in some measure, but frequently preached against by the church. ...
  17. Parent Resource for Information, Development and Education. PRIDE is a practice model and curriculum designed to strengthen the quality of family-based care by providing a competency based framework for training and supporting caregivers and adoptive parents.
  18. Program for Reaching Individuals Determined to Excel Convention
  19. acronym for Professionalism Results In Daily Effort, being the military version of the "We try harder!" catch-phrase; which was countered during the Vietnam-era by the acronym SHAME for "Sustained Half-Assed Minimum Effort."
  20. Diotrephes not only refused to offer hospitality, but he set himself up as a church boss. Pride disqualified him from being a real leader. This is important because Christian leaders must shun pride and its effects on them. Be careful not to misuse your position of leadership.
  21. Passenger Realtime Information Dissemination Equipment
  22. Similar to a PERC except that as the equity price rises beyond a specified point, the investor shares in the stock appreciation.
  23. A term applied to the peacock, turkey cock and other birds which spread their tails in a circular form and drop their wings; as, "A peacock in his pride."
  24. attitude of a "not-depending-on-God" type of self-dependency; self-preoccupation, inordinate self-esteem, vainglory ; a putting of "self" on the throne...in essence, the deification of self; C. S. Lewis is said to have pronounced "pride" to be THE GREAT SIN. [the MASTER sin]
  25. The highest level of destructive levels of consciousness based upon the ego’s desire to feel important and superior. The military calibrates at the level of pride. For more information, read this post.