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prideful

[ prahyd-fuhl ]
/ ˈpraɪd fəl /
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adjective

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.
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.

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OTHER WORDS FROM prideful

pride·ful·ly, adverbpride·ful·ness, nounun·pride·ful, adjectiveun·pride·ful·ly, adverb
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