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misproud

[mis-proud]
adjective Archaic.
  1. unreasonably proud.
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Origin of misproud

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at mis-1, proud
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Examples from the Web for misproud

Historical Examples

  • Nor do I speak to gratify that misproud and ignorant young man.

    Anne of Geierstein, Volume I (of 2)

    Sir Walter Scott

  • A misproud man resolves to abide by the evil words which he has spoken in anger.

  • And Father is not misproud; and I don't believe we are; though proud of him we cannot fail to be.

  • "The misproud and amphibious caitiff puts the monk upon me," said Richard to the Earl of Salisbury.

    The Talisman

    Sir Walter Scott

  • And father is not misproud; and I don't believe we are; though proud of him we cannot fail to be.