Word of the Day: Proud



  1. having or displaying excessive self-esteem

He who is too proud to ask is too good to receive.

French Proverb


  1. having or displaying self-respect

It takes strength to be proud of yourself and to accept yourself when you know that you have something out of the ordinary about you.

Abigail Tarttelin, 1987-


  1. magnificent

Haiti is a proud nation, rich in heritage and spirituality.

Michael Arden, 1982-


  1. highly gratifying to one’s self-esteem

That I, with my small amusements, have created such precious art is my life’s proudest achievement.

  1. T. Barnum, 1810-1891


  1. of distinction

Yes, there is no doubt that paper is patient and as I don’t intend to show cardboard-covered notebook, bearing the proud name of “diary” to anyone, unless I find a real friend, boy or girl, probably nobody cares.

Anne Frank, 1929-1945