II. PERSONAL AFFECTIONS
4. Extrinsic Affections
pride; haughtiness; high notions, hauteur; vainglory, crest; arrogance (assumption) [more].
proud man, highflier; fine gentleman, fine lady.
[Verbs] be proud; put a good face on; look one in the face; stalk abroad, perk oneself up; think no small beer of oneself; presume, swagger, strut; rear one's head, lift up one's head, hold up one's head; hold one's head high, look big, take the wall, "bear like the Turk no rival near the throne" [Pope], carry with a high hand; ride the high horse, mount on one's high horse; set one's back up, bridle, toss the head; give oneself airs (assume) [more]; boast [more].
pride oneself on; glory in, take a pride in; pique oneself, plume oneself, hug oneself; stand upon, be proud of; put a good face on; not hide one's light under a bushel, not put one's talent in a napkin; not think small beer of oneself (vanity) [more].
haughty lofty, high, mighty, swollen, puffed up, flushed, blown; vainglorious; purse-proud, fine; proud as a peacock, proud as Lucifer; bloated with pride.
stiff, stiff-necked; starch; perked stuck-up; in buckram, strait- laced; prim (affected) [more].
on one's dignity, on one's high horses,on one's tight ropes, on one's high ropes; on stilts; en grand seigneur.
"a duke's revenues on her back" [Henry VI]; "disdains the shadow which he treads on at noon" [Coriolanis]; "pride in their port, defiance in their eye" [Goldsmith].