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Definition of "self-pride" [self-pride]

  • Pride in oneself; self-esteem. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "self-pride" in a sentence
  • "Even today, there are three self-pride rules I abide by: smell good, taste good, and look good."
  • "Where once our greatest strength as a nation was our multicultural society enriched by a variety of viewpoints all aimed at finding different solutions to making a better country for our children, we now malign those that disagree with us and believe in self-pride over self-respect."
  • "It was a world in which many well-educated men and women had come to see the Church of England as insufficiently countercultural in the face of materialism, agnosticism, and alternating moods of self-pride and despair, and who then saw in Rome a constancy and a consistency betokening a sure guide to the meaning of the"