self-pride

[ self-prahyd, self- ]
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noun
  1. pride in one's abilities, status, possessions, etc.; self-esteem.

Origin of self-pride

1
First recorded in 1580–90

Words Nearby self-pride

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How to use self-pride in a sentence

  • To the heart came well-nigh relinquished memories of self-pride and future hope.

    Menotah | Ernest G. Henham
  • In order to soothe their wounded self-pride they had recourse to a species of revenge not admirable, to say the least.

    The Spy of the Rebellion | Allan Pinkerton
  • With their lives thus ill-regulated, uncared for, they were drifting to the filth of the poor who lose even all self-pride.

    His Masterpiece | Emile Zola
  • He had been so sure of himself (but self-pride had ever been his besetting sin).

    Robert Annys: Poor Priest | Annie Nathan Meyer
  • self-pride suffered in the revelation, but she told herself boldly that she was not to blame.

    An Unknown Lover | Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey