proud


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  • adj

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Synonyms for proud

properly valuing oneself, one's honor, or one's dignity

marked by extraordinary elegance, beauty, and splendor

Synonyms for proud

feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth

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having or displaying great dignity or nobility

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References in classic literature ?
And know, proud knight, we number names amongst us to which your boasted northern nobility is as the gourd compared with the cedar names that ascend far back to those high times when the Divine Presence shook the mercy-seat between the cherubim, and which derive their splendour from no earthly prince, but from the awful Voice, which bade their fathers be nearest of the congregation to the Vision Such were the princes of the House of Jacob.
Yes,'' said the Templar, ``I am, Rebecca, as thou hast spoken me, untaught, untamed and proud, that, amidst a shoal of empty fools and crafty bigots, I have retained the preeminent fortitude that places me above them.
Goldband, the fourth, had a gold sash round his waist; and little Playman did nothing at all, and was the more proud.
The fact that the individual has behind and surrounding him proud family history and connection serves as a stimulus to help him to overcome obstacles when striving for success.
This I have said here, not to call attention to myself as an individual, but to the race to which I am proud to belong.
In his way he was quite as much one of the old school as the Earl of Eastchester, and the idea of a lady - a Wendermott, too - calling herself a journalist and proud of making a few hundreds a year was amazing enough to him.
Sheldon, don't you feel proud down inside when you've done something daring or courageous?
Certainly we are proud inside of the things we do and have done, proud as Lucifer--yes, and prouder.
First of all, I was very proud to be in the company of Nelson, who was the most heroic figure among the oyster pirates and bay adventurers.
I had been so proud of it that I insisted on wearing it without any outer garment.
And he was very proud and stiff; He said "I'd go and wake them, if--" I took a corkscrew from the shelf: I went to wake them up myself.
It was a proud family-- more proud, indeed, than wealthy.
You'll have an opportunity of revenging yourself on your proud friend Haredale, though, and for that, you'd hazard anything, I suppose?
Here one has conventional worldly notions and habits without instruction and without polish, surely the most prosaic form of human life; proud respectability in a gig of unfashionable build; worldliness without side-dishes.
The Dodsons were a very proud race, and their pride lay in the utter frustration of all desire to tax them with a breach of traditional duty or propriety.