Denizione di  pride - dizionario di inglese del sito - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua pride



pride (third-person singular simple present prides, present participle priding, simple past and past participle prided)

  1. (reflexive) To take or experience pride in something, be proud of it.
    I pride myself on being a good judge of character, but pride goes before the fall and Im not a good judge of my own character so Im often wrong without knowing it.

pride (plural prides)

  1. The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self-esteem; an unreasonable conceit of ones own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank etc., which manifests itself in lofty airs, distance, reserve and often contempt of others.
  2. A sense of ones 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.
    • The pride of the peacock is the glory of God.—William Blake
  3. Proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct; insolent exultation; disdain; hubris.
    • ""Pride goeth before the fall"" -G.K. Chesterton, Introduction to Aesops Fables
  4. That of which one is proud; that which excites boasting or self-gratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem, or of arrogant and presumptuous confidence, as beauty, ornament, noble character, children etc.
  5. (zoology) The small European lamprey species Petromyzon branchialis.
  6. Show; ostentation; glory.
  7. Highest pitch; elevation reached; loftiness; prime; glory,
    • to be in the pride of ones life.
  8. Consciousness of power; fullness of animal spirits; mettle; wantonness.
  9. Lust; sexual desire; especially, excitement of sexual appetite in a female beast.
  10. (zoology) A company of lions.

Definizione italiano>inglese pride

  sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one
  Fierezza, alta considerazione di sé.
essere orgoglioso

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

orgoglio |fierezza |superbia |alterigia |arroganza |colmo |essere orgoglioso |gloria |inorgoglirsi |presunzione |vanità |vanto |

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