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noun as in pride

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It is quite what I expected of him,what man of his type could find pardon for a blow to his own amour propre!

But impersonality has prevented the Far Oriental from having much amour propre.

It hurt not only his acquired republican feelings, but what lies far deeper than those, his amour propre.

Here was little of the amour propre of Baltimore and Philadelphia.

The love of country is something a little more than mere amour propre.


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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to amour-propre, such as: confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence, self-esteem, self-regard, and self-respect.

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