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Confidence and pride

bragging rights

noun

a feeling of being happy and proud that supporters of a sports team have when their team has won a victory over another team in the same city

confidence

noun

the belief that you are able to do things well

pride

noun

a feeling of pleasure and satisfaction that you get when you, or someone connected with you, have achieved something special

assurance

noun

a feeling or attitude of confidence

self-esteem

noun

the feeling that you are as important as other people and that you deserve to be treated well

composure

noun

the feeling of being calm, confident, and relaxed

self-confidence

noun

the feeling that you can do things well and that people respect you

self-assurance

noun

relaxed confidence that comes from being sure of your abilities

chutzpah

noun

strong confidence in yourself so that you can say or do rude or shocking things without becoming ashamed or embarrassed. This word usually shows that you admire this quality in a person.

audacity

noun

the confidence to say or do what you want, despite difficulties, risks, or the negative attitudes of other people

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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