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 for prideful
From 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]

From 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]

From 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
  
  

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