Definition of Proudness

1. n. The quality of being proud; pride.



Definition of Proudness

1. Noun. (context: mostly archaic) Pride. ¹

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Definition of Proudness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proudness

protyles
protyls
proud as a peacock
proud flesh
proud of(p)
prouder
proudest
proudful
proudhearted
proudish
proudite
proudling
proudlings
proudly
proudness (current term)
proudnesses
proul
prouled
prouler
proulers
prouling
prouls
prounion
proustite
proustites
provability
provable
provableness
provablenesses

Literary usage of Proudness

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1. British Reformers by Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A, Board of Publication (1842)
"Such proud persons never say the Lord's prayer with a good mind; yea, God is not their Father: for he abhorreth all proudness. ..."

2. The Peasant Speech of Devon: With Other Matters Connected Therewith by Sarah Hewett (1892)
"Tha preservation stude out ov her vor'ead like gert pays.' proudness = pride. ... missis, there's that proudness about ..."

3. Quarterly Journal of the American Unitarian Association by Executive Committee, American Unitarian Association (1857)
"No man could doubt his sincerity in view of the sacrifices he would have to make; and as to his getting what children call ' proudness' on his return, ..."

4. The Sermons of the Right Reverend Father in God, and Constant Martyr of by Hugh Latimer, John Watkins (1824)
"Therefore set aside all arrogancy and proudness, likewise all superstitious and hypocritical babbling, speaking many words to ..."

5. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1895)
"Northumberland and Winchester, Knox tells us, ruled all the court, the former by stout courage and proudness of stomach, the latter by counsel and wit. ..."

6. Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings; the Folk-lore of the Old Plantation by Joel Chandler Harris (1880)
"... but a lightered knot's mighty handy. Licker talks mighty loud w'en it git loose fum de jug. De proudness un a man don't count w'en his head's cold. ..."

7. The Bookman (1906)
"Just what this was, and how it applied to Salina, and how her "proudness" rebelled against it and finally gave in is well worth discovering. ..."

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