Word of the Day: Proud
- having or displaying excessive self-esteem
He who is too proud to ask is too good to receive.
- 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-
Haiti is a proud nation, rich in heritage and spirituality.
Michael Arden, 1982-
- highly gratifying to one’s self-esteem
That I, with my small amusements, have created such precious art is my life’s proudest achievement.
- T. Barnum, 1810-1891
- 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