amour propre


Also found in: Dictionary, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for amour propre

feelings of excessive pride

References in periodicals archive ?
Meanwhile, Henry Candy reports his top sprinter, Amour Propre, to be ready for Group One action in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York on Friday.
The Group Two contest may have lost some of its lustre with the absence of Overdose and Amour Propre, but the four-year-old filly still had to overcome Group One winner Borderlescott.
Robin Bastiman believes Borderlescott can turn the tables on his Newmarket conqueror Amour Propre in the Betfred.com Temple Stakes at Haydock Park on Saturday.
The race was won in spectacular style by bargain buy Amour Propre who cost 1,500 guineas as a yearling and will be hard to stop in any sprint this year.
Henry Candy has yet another serious sprinter on his hands through Amour Propre, who made light of his trainer's concerns over the ground in Berkshire.
For the happiness and the amour propre of the people living within it, in order to make them proud, the great city requires the elaborate display of otherwise useless emblems.
They will not change because it would be damaging to their amour propre and hazardous to their positions to admit they have been doing it all wrong.
The term amour propre entered the language of morality through Sorbi[grave{e}]re's translation of Hobbes's De Cive (1651).
Here is a selection - a kind of poisonous bouquet - culled from the pages of The Independent, The Independent on Sunday, The Guardian, The London Evening Standard, and The Daily Telegraph: "From the first, it appears, he would try anything, however senseless....His pornographic scenes, also his straightforward nudes are tasteless and sinister." "The dispiriting, admonitory spectacle of an oeuvre ruined by fatal self-delusion...." "A staggeringly trite cheapening...of human catastrophe...." "We are in the slushy world of Teflon Ron and his non-stick pix." "His drawing has become so incompetent and careless, so childish and so ugly...wretched adolescent trash...a vain painter puffed with amour propre, unworthy of a footnote in the history of figurative art...." "The Wandering Jew, the T.
He was caught only when he tried to have the materials archived (at our expense) for his personal use and amour propre. And now Weinberger - who lied to Congress to protect Ronald Reagan from impeachment - has the temerity to paint the special prosecutor as "out of control."
Apres un parcours lentement mais surement au premier tour, le Nigeria touche la Cote d'Ivoire dans son amour propre et n'a pas fait de cadeau au Mali qu'il a domine de la tete et des epaules sur le score fleuve de (4-1).
I was very much encouraged to do so by the owners of horses she had looked after, particularly Amour Propre, a PS1,500 yearling who went on to win the Cornwallis and Palace House, and she was absolutely brilliant with him.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.20 Intimidate, 2.50 Sojoum, 3.20 Amour Propre, 3.50 Valley Of Queens (nap), 4.20 Cosmic Halo, 4.50 Head Of Steam, 5.20 Mighty Clarets.
HAYDOCK: 6.20 King Zeal, 6.50 Newstead Abbey, 7.25 Mayaasem, 8.00 Amour Propre, 8.30 Standing Strong, 9.00 Veloce.
Trained by Brendan Duke, he has progressed from a mark of 74 to win three handicaps before finishing a fine third to Amour Propre in the Group 3 Flying Five at the Curragh last Sunday.