Pride in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Pride

(reflexive) To take or experience pride in something; to be proud of it. | The quality or state of being proud; an unreasonable overestimation of one's own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank etc., which manifests itself in lofty airs, distance, reserve and often contempt of others. | (often with of or in) A sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one; lofty self-respect; noble self-esteem; elevation of character; dignified bearing; proud delight; -- in a good sense.

Short Example Sentences for Pride

  • 1. And so we endured it in our pride and our dignity. 🔊
  • 2. Her pride was bursting for utterance. 🔊
  • 3. It must have been the pride and harshness that stung him! 🔊
  • 4. Only his pride prevented him from turning back again. 🔊
  • 5. Wallie's pride in his wheat was inordinate. 🔊
  • 6. We should all take pride in having the things we own just as good as possible. 🔊
  • 7. All the pride in her gathered to meet this blow without flinching. 🔊
  • 8. Yet as the hole deepened he could not help a certain feeling of pride in it. 🔊
  • 9. Instead of pride and the love of making one might own to a baser motive. 🔊
  • 10. Margaret's pride was my honour, that I had had no right even to imperil. 🔊
  • 11. I saw a flush rise to Bertrand's cheek, a flush as of pride and joy. 🔊

How to use Pride in Sentences?

  • 1. These matters occupied her time and thought to the exclusion of any personal pride or triumph. 🔊
  • 2. Philippa turned towards her, and all the stubborn pride had gone out of her face. 🔊
  • 3. In his femininely beautiful features, it was pride alone which revealed the man. 🔊
  • 4. Here the doctor would have put in a word, for his antiquarian pride was touched. 🔊
  • 5. She knew his fixed standards, his pride of race, too well to expect of him any such magnanimity. 🔊
  • 6. The laughter had died out of my heart and my voice, but a stubborn, foolish pride held my tongue. 🔊
  • 7. All the pride and passion of my nature rose in an instant, and I struck him to the earth. 🔊
  • 8. With what swelling pride did I cast my eyes upon old London from the heights of Highgate. 🔊
  • 9. The pride of conquering difficulties is the unfortunate disposition with which he undertook to solve it. 🔊
  • 10. Tom knew of the merriment it caused and his pride was so hurt that he disappeared and was not heard of for over a year. 🔊
  • 11. Afterwards she realized soberly how near her pride had come to depriving these innocent ladies of a real pleasure. 🔊
  • 12. I treasure it with the same pride which probably inspires a reprieved man to cherish the document which cheats the hangman. 🔊
  • 13. Not only the memory, but her pride in it, had survived the years which never brought romance to her again. 🔊
  • 14. His only expression was that of haughty self-content; but there was no real pride in his bearing, and no reserve. 🔊
  • 15. My return to the office sticks out in my memory with an extreme vividness, because of the wild eagle of pride that screamed within me. 🔊
  • 16. A stench and an abomination to government officials, she had been the joy of all sailormen, and the pride of the shipwrights who built her. 🔊
  • 17. George walked to the platform and received the pretty silver compass, a flush of pride and delight colouring his pale cheek. 🔊
  • 18. The publication of this volume must have brought a feeling of pride to the breast of the Mohawk chief. 🔊
  • 19. But in this case, let us not chide our poor lost brother with pride and presumption, as if we ourselves were unstained with the same sin. 🔊
  • 20. We had plenty of pride and self-respect, and that carried us on; but there was no submission, no notion of taking it religiously. 🔊
  • 21. I cooled down in my pride and my expectations, and reduced my terms with the next bookseller to whom I applied. 🔊
  • 22. Not to lie is perhaps as much a matter of insular pride as of morals; to lie is unbecoming an Englishman. 🔊
  • 23. There was a favorite honeysuckle which I had seen her often training with assiduity, and had heard her say it should be the pride of her garden. 🔊
  • 24. We had been married thirty years, and I had worn my silver wedding-ring with even more pride than the golden one. 🔊