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Spanish Word of the Day: Orgullo

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Orgullo

Los siete pecados capitales

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 11/3/2004
Word: Orgullo
(or-GU-llo) Sustantivo masculino
English: pride
Etymology: Del catalán orgull
Meaning: Arrogancia, vanidad, exceso de estimación propia, que a veces es disimulable por nacer de causas nobles y virtuosas.
Topic:Los siete pecados capitales
Example:

“Su magnificencia, su justicia, su bondad llenan mi alma de reverencia para adorarle, no mi pluma de orgullo para quererle penetrar.”José Cadalso, Cartas marruecas, carta VIII p.108 Ed. Cátedra

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