Arrogant vs. Proud

Arrogant vs. Proud — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Arrogant and Proud

Arrogantadjective

Having or displaying excessive pride in oneself or an excessive sense of self-importance.

Proudadjective

Feeling pleasurable satisfaction over an act, possession, quality, or relationship by which one measures one's stature or self-worth

proud of one's child.proud to serve one's country.

Arrogantadjective

Marked by or arising from a feeling or assumption of one's superiority over others

an arrogant contempt for the weak.

Proudadjective

Occasioning or being a reason for pride

a proud moment when she received her diploma.

Arrogantadjective

Having excessive pride in oneself, often with contempt or disrespect for others.

Proudadjective

Feeling or showing justifiable self-respect

too proud to beg.

Arrogantadjective

having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride;

an arrogant officialarrogant claimschesty as a peacock

Proudadjective

Filled with or showing excessive self-esteem

a proud and haughty aristocrat.

Proudadjective

Of great dignity; honored

a proud name.

Proudadjective

Majestic; magnificent

proud alpine peaks.

Proudadjective

Spirited. Used of an animal

proud steeds.

Proudadjective

Gratified; feeling honoured (by something); feeling satisfied or happy about a fact or event.

I am proud of Sivu's schoolwork.

Proudadjective

Possessed of a due sense of what one is worth or deserves.

I was too proud to apologise.

Proudadjective

Having too high an opinion of oneself; arrogant, supercilious.

Proudadjective

Generating a sense of pride; being a cause for pride.

It was a proud day when we finally won the championship.

Proudadjective

(obsolete) Brave, valiant; gallant.

Proudadjective

Standing out or raised; swollen.

After it had healed, the scar tissue stood proud of his flesh.

Proudadjective

(obsolete) Excited by sexual desire; (of female animals) in heat.

Proudadjective

feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride;

proud parentsproud of his accomplishmentsa proud momentproud to serve his countrya proud nameproud princes

Proudadjective

having or displaying great dignity or nobility;

a gallant pageantlofty shipsmajestic citiesproud alpine peaks