feeling pleasurable satisfaction over something by which you measures your self-worth;
"proud of their child"
- The shop was proud of its exclusiveness.
- Tom is very proud of his new car.
- Our company is proud of its reputation for fair dealing.
- She is pardonably proud of her wonderful cooking.
- He was proud of what he had done.
- She is proud of her son, and well she may.
- The residents of the town are proud of its new library.
- He was proud of his impeccable pedigree.