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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section II. Personal Affections
5. Extrinsic Affections
 
878. Pride.
 
  
NOUN:PRIDE; haughtiness &c. adj.; high notions, hauteur; vainglory, crest; arrogance (assumption) [See Insolence]; self-importance, pomposity, pompousness; side [slang], swank [dial. Eng.], swagger, toploftiness [colloq.].
  proud man, highflyer or highflier; fine gentleman; fine lady, grande dame [F.].
  DIGNITY, self-respect, mens sibi conscia recti [Vergil].
  
VERB:BE PROUD &c. adj.; put a good face on; look one in the face; stalk abroad, perk, perk up, perk oneself up; think no small beer of oneself [colloq.]; think no small potatoes of oneself [colloq.]; presume, swagger, strut; rear -, lift up -, hold up- one’s head; hold one’s head high, look big, take the wall; “bear like the Turk no rival near the throne” [Pope]; carry with a high hand; ride the -, mount on one’s- high horse; set one’s back up, bridle, toss the head; give oneself airs (assume) [See Insolence]; boast [See Boasting].
  pride oneself on; glory in, take a pride in; pique -, plume -, hug- one- self; stand upon, be proud of; not hide one’s light under a bushel, not put one’s talent in a napkin; not think small beer of oneself [colloq.] (vanity) [See Vanity].
  
ADJECTIVE:DIGNIFIED; stately, proud-crested, lordly, baronial; lofty-minded, high-souled, high-minded, high-mettled, high-plumed, high-flown, high-toned.
  PROUD, haughty, lofty, high, mighty, swollen, puffed up, flushed, blown; vainglorious; purse-proud, fine; proud as -a peacock, - Lucifer; bloated with pride.
  SUPERCILIOUS, disdainful, bumptious, magisterial, imperious, high-handed, high and mighty, overweening, consequential; pompous, toplofty [colloq.]; arrogant [See Insolence]; unblushing [See Vanity].
  STIFF, stiff-necked; starched, perked up, stuck up [colloq.]; in buckram, straitlaced; prim (affected) [See Affectation].
  ON ONE’S DIGNITY; on one’s -high horse, - tight ropes, - high ropes; on stilts; en grand seigneur [F.].
  
ADVERB:with head erect; de haut en bas [F.]; with nose in air, with nose turned up; with a sneer, with curling lip.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Odi profanum vulgus et arceo.—Horace
  2. A duke’s revenues on her back.—Henry VI
  3. Disdains the shadow which he treads on at noon.—Coriolanus
  4. Pride in their port, defiance in their eye.—Goldsmith

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