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"
"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"
joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success;
"rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day"
"a triumphal success"
"a triumphant shout"
- I was a prideful man, which limited my advancement as asoldier.
- The prideful solitude also needs warm understanding and solace, and no soul prefers long solitude.
- Now let none of us in any section look with prideful righteousness on the troubles in another section, or the problems of our neighbors.