feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride
"proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"
gallant, lofty, majestic, proud(adj)
having or displaying great dignity or nobility
"a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks"
noble-minded, sublime, rarified, high-minded, knightly, eminent, majestic, lofty, rarefied, regal, dashing, chivalrous, elevated, idealistic, gallant, soaring, towering, grand, high-flown, olympian, purple, royal, imperial, exalted
I am proud of Sivu's schoolwork.
I was too proud to apologise.
It was a proud day when we finally won the championship.
After it had healed, the scar tissue stood proud of his flesh.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Deep, while an antonym of high in usage, may apply to the very same distance simply measured in an opposite direction, high applying to vertical distance measured from below upward, and deep to vertical distance measured from above downward; as, a deep valley nestling between high mountains. High is a relative term signifying greatly raised above any object, base, or surface, in comparison with what is usual, or with some standard; a table is high if it exceeds thirty inches; a hill is not high at a hundred feet. That is tall whose height is greatly in excess of its breadth or diameter, and whose actual height is great for an object of its kind; as, a tall tree; a tall man; tall grass. That is lofty which is imposing or majestic in height; we term a spire tall with reference to its altitude, or lofty with reference to its majestic appearance. That is elevated which is raised somewhat above its surroundings; that is eminent which is far above them; as, an elevated platform; an eminent promontory. In the figurative sense, elevated is less than eminent, and this less than exalted; we speak of high, lofty, or elevated thoughts, aims, etc., in the good sense, but sometimes of high feelings, looks, words, etc., in the invidious sense of haughty or arrogant. A high ambition may be merely selfish; a lofty ambition is worthy and noble. Towering, in the literal sense compares with lofty and majestic; but in the figurative sense, its use is almost always invidious; as, a towering passion; a towering ambition disregards and crushes all opposing considerations, however rational, lovely, or holy. Compare STEEP.
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How to use proud in a sentence?
I'm proud of each and every one of you so keep following the guidelines, stay at home, social distance, practice good hygiene and when the time comes, and it will, we'll cross the finish line together as West Virginians.
I wonder what he would say, i think he would be proud.
My passion came from understanding the sacrifice my son and all service men and women are making to protect our country. I never truly understood the emotional part of not knowing when you will, and for some if you will ever, see your loved one again, i had to give my son to the U.S. government and I did it proudly because I was proud of him for standing up saying ‘ I want to protect my family I want to protect my country I want to become a man of service.
Definitely no master's degree for me, but Taleigh is already on her way toward a master's in psychology. I'm so proud of her.
It's nothing I'm bothered about, i'm here proud and representing my country.
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- فخور, مغرورArabic
- orgullós, arrogantCatalan, Valencian
- pyšný, hrdý, slavnýCzech
- ylimielinen, koppava, ylpeä, kopea, uljas, kunniakasFinnish
- orgueilleux, fierFrench
- rom, grutskWestern Frisian
- pròiseil, moiteil, uaibhreach, àrdanachScottish Gaelic
- fiero, orgogliosoItalian
- 自慢, 傲然, 傲慢, 盛り上がった, 誇らしい, 自信過剰, 嬉しい, 高慢Japanese
- augstprātīgs, lepnsLatvian
- sombong, banggaMalay
- trots, fierDutch
- wyniosły, dumnyPolish
- orgulhoso, soberboPortuguese
- надменный, заносчивый, гордый, высокомерный, спесивыйRussian
- tự hàoVietnamese
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