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English definition of “pride”


noun [U] (RESPECT FOR YOURSELF)    /praɪd/
B2 your feelings of your own worth and respect for yourself: She has too much pride to accept any help . The country's national pride has been damaged by its sporting failures .Confidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceit
(Definition of pride noun (RESPECT FOR YOURSELF) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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