Definition Of prides


a feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one's own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired.

the team was bursting with pride after recording a sensational victory

a group of lions forming a social unit.

First in were wildebeest, zebras and giraffes, and then, after ten years, predators were introduced - two prides of lions, cheetahs and a pack of wild dogs.

be especially proud of a particular quality or skill.

she'd always prided herself on her ability to deal with a crisis

Example Of prides

  • A national park the size of the Netherlands, renowned for its numerous prides of black-maned lions and huge herds of plains game.

  • A single buffalo distress bellow is enough to turn a docile, ruminating herd into a battalion of warriors, ready to charge and chase off an entire pride of lions.

  • Along the mighty Rufiji River there are eleven prides of lions.

  • At one of the popular villas on the island, service seems the pride of the place.

  • Both condemn the sin of pride and its consequences.

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