[ prahyd-fuhl ]
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  1. thinking too highly of oneself; conceited, arrogant, or overconfident:I was too bitter and prideful and didn't think I needed the Addiction Recovery meetings, so I didn’t go.

  2. full of a legitimate sense of self-worth or satisfaction because of one’s own or another’s accomplishment:It is a prideful moment for us as we congratulate our friend, one of ten winners of the annual Worldwide Robotics contest.

Origin of prideful


Other words from prideful

  • pride·ful·ly, adverb
  • pride·ful·ness, noun
  • un·pride·ful, adjective
  • un·pride·ful·ly, adverb

Words Nearby prideful Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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