INDEX
Negative Pride
  1. The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self-esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one's own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank, etc., which manifests itself in lofty airs, distance, reserve, and often in contempt of others.

  2. Proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct; insolent exultation; disdain.

  3. That of which one is proud ; that which excites boasting or self-gratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem, or of arrogant and presumptuous confidence, as beauty, ornament, noble character, childern, etc.

  4. Show; Ostentation; Glory.

  5. Highest pitch; elevation reached; loftiness; prime; glory; as, to be in the pride of one's life.

  6. Consciousness of power; fullness of animal spirits; mettle; wantonness; hence, lust; sexual desire; esp., an excitement of sexual appetite in a female beast.

  7. To indulge in pride, or self-esteem; to rate highly; to plume; - used reflexively.

  8. The most serious of the seven deadly sins.