Pride

Pride

Pride is an inwardly directed emotion that carries two antithetical meanings. With a negative connotation pride refers to a foolishly [1] and irrationally corrupt sense of one's personal value, status or accomplishments, used synonymously with hubris . With a positive connotation, pride refers to a humble and content sense of attachment toward one's own or another's choices and actions, or toward a whole group of people , and is a product of praise, independent self-reflection, and a fulfilled feeling of belonging.