Antonyms of adj prideful

2 senses of prideful

Sense 1
disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering -- (having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer)

INDIRECT (VIA proud) -> humble -- (marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski)

Sense 2
exultant, exulting, jubilant, prideful, rejoicing, triumphal, triumphant -- (joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success; "rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day"; "a triumphal success"; "a triumphant shout")

INDIRECT (VIA elated) -> dejected -- (affected or marked by low spirits; "is dejected but trying to look cheerful")

Similarity of adj prideful

2 senses of prideful

Sense 1
disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering -- (having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer)
       => proud (vs. humble) -- (feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes")

Sense 2
exultant, exulting, jubilant, prideful, rejoicing, triumphal, triumphant -- (joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success; "rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day"; "a triumphal success"; "a triumphant shout")
       => elated (vs. dejected) -- (exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; "the elated winner"; "felt elated and excited")

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