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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy;
- Example: "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"
- Example: "haughty aristocrats"
- Example: "his lordly manners were offensive"
- Example: "walked with a prideful swagger"
- Example: "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"
- Example: "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"
- Example: "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
[syn: disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering]

2. joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success;
- Example: "rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day"
- Example: "a triumphal success"
- Example: "a triumphant shout"
[syn: exultant, exulting, jubilant, prideful, rejoicing, triumphal, triumphant]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Prideful \Pride"ful\, a. Full of pride; haughty. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] -- Pride"ful*ly, adv. -- Pride"ful-ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

prideful adj 1: having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer [syn: disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering] 2: joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success; "rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day"; "a triumphal success"; "a triumphant shout" [syn: exultant, exulting, jubilant, prideful, rejoicing, triumphal, triumphant]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

18 Moby Thesaurus words for "prideful": erect, house-proud, independent, proud, proud as Lucifer, proud-blooded, proud-looking, proud-minded, proud-spirited, proudful, proudhearted, purse-proud, self-confident, self-esteeming, self-reliant, self-respecting, self-sufficient, stiff-necked