verb (used with object), prid·ed, prid·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM pridepride·ful, adjectivepride·less, adjectivepride·less·ly, adverb
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Definition for pride (2 of 3)
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Example sentences from the Web for pride
Therefore, cancellation of the Pride events due to the pandemic has created a difficult and unique challenge, while providing unconventional opportunities and new possibilities.
She took great pride in her Jewish heritage but broke with most traditional Jewish practices.In Death, As In Life, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Balanced Being American And Jewish|LGBTQ-Editor|September 25, 2020|No Straight News
Police officers regularly argue — not always as a point of pride — that they’re held to a higher standard than the general public.Sheriff’s Department Made Excuses for Captain Who Pleaded Guilty to Arms Dealing|Jesse Marx|September 23, 2020|Voice of San Diego
I have started one or two small new businesses, but this is my pride and joy and passion, because I know that doing this saves lives, babies’ lives, children’s lives.
She had more than 15 years’ experience in law enforcement and took pride in interviewing children who had been put in terrible situations, she said.Her Stepfather Admitted to Sexually Abusing Her. That Wasn’t Enough to Keep Her Safe.|by Nadia Sussman|September 18, 2020|ProPublica
And when we had Pride, we put up signs and some people would take them down.
But such an approach works against the traditional pride in self-sufficiency espoused by many in the American middle class.
To many of us, that smacks of censorship, the highest offense to our pride in self-publicity.
The event saw well over 100,000 attendees last year making it one of the best-attended pride events in the country.
So I was happy to see that the European theory of terroir was in action, promoting with pride the qualities of a specific region.
Liszt gazed at "his Hans," as he calls him, with the fondest pride, and seemed perfectly happy over his arrival.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
E was an Esquire, with pride on his brow; F was a Farmer, and followed the plough.
Thou fell spirit of pride, prejudice, ignorance, and mauvaise honte!
Man's enthusiasm in praise of a fellow mortal, is soon damped by the original sin of his nature—rebellious pride!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
And he replied shortly, and with a slight charming affectation of pride: "I did without."Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
British Dictionary definitions for pride (1 of 2)
Derived forms of prideprideful, adjectivepridefully, adverb
Word Origin for pride
British Dictionary definitions for pride (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with pride
In addition to the idioms beginning with pride
- pride and joy
- pride of place
- pride oneself on
- burst with (pride)
- swallow one's pride