Definition of Prideful

1. Adjective. Having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy. "A more swaggering mood than usual"




2. Adjective. Joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success. "A triumphant shout"

Definition of Prideful

1. a. Full of pride; haughty.

Definition of Prideful

1. Adjective. (context: chiefly Scotland North America) Full of pride; haughty, arrogant. ¹

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Definition of Prideful

1. full of pride [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prideful

pricky
pricy
pride-of-India
pride comes before a fall
pride cometh before a fall
pride goes before a fall
pride goeth before a fall
pride of Bolivia
pride of California
pride of barbados
pride of place
pride oneself
pride wenteth before a fall
prided
prideful (current term)
pridefully
pridefulness
pridefulnesses
prideless
priderite
prides
pridian
priding
pridingly
pridinol
prie-dieu
pried
priedieu
priedieus

Literary usage of Prideful

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1. The Child of the Islands: A Poem by Caroline Sheridan Norton (1845)
"... Fear the impression of your prideful choice, The human heart-beat mingling with the prayer; The heavy sigh that comes all unaware; The sense of weeping, ..."

2. A Song for My Son by George Henry Martin (1890)
"This from the humblest in the ranks Of Thought rebellious ; and content The bowman if his sheaf be spent Only in harassing the flanks Of prideful Wrongs ..."

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