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Definition of Proud

Proud

  1. Feeling or manifesting pride, in a good or bad sense
  2. Possessing or showing too great self-esteem; overrating one's excellences; hence, arrogant; haughty; lordly; presumptuous.
  3. Having a feeling of high self-respect or self-esteem; exulting (in); elated; -- often with of; as, proud of one's country.
  4. Giving reason or occasion for pride or self-gratulation; worthy of admiration; grand; splendid; magnificent; admirable; ostentatious.
  5. Excited by sexual desire; -- applied particularly to the females of some animals.

Proud Quotations

Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.
Khalil Gibran

I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
Abraham Lincoln

Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.
Douglas MacArthur

I am never proud to participate in violence, yet I know that each of us must care enough for ourselves that we can be ready and able to come to our own defence when and wherever needed.
Maya Angelou

I am proud to be an American. Because an American can eat anything on the face of this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread.
Bill Cosby
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Proud Translations

proud in Afrikaans is trots
proud in Dutch is fier, prat, trots
proud in French is fier
proud in Italian is fierezza
proud in Latin is superbus, celsus
proud in Portuguese is orgulhoso
proud in Spanish is orgulloso, altanero

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