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Definition of "pridefulness" [pridefulness]

  • The state or condition of being prideful; pride. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pridefulness" in a sentence
  • "It was Grace Paley, a friend to my piles of drafts and rejection letters from publishers, who finally said: "You know, you have a certain fight and pridefulness in you not unlike your mother's.""
  • "Not brazened-it-out, or wrapped-himself-in-pridefulness (the surest sign of struggle), simply free, by what conjunction of insight or ignorance I am still at a loss to imagine, from the universal misery of fitting-in - the-body."
  • "In some Republican governors, Strickland sees "almost a pridefulness in trying to beat their chests and talk tough and, quite frankly, act like a bully.""