Monday Night Owls - 5 November 2018 - Why pride is important
We read an article about why we shouldn't be modest all the time:
Vocabulary Top 9:
haughty - having or showing the insulting attitude of people who think that they are better, smarter, or more important than other people
condescending - showing that you believe you are more intelligent or better than other people
stance - a way of standing
yardstick - a rule or specific idea about what is acceptable or desirable that is used to judge or measure something
resentment - a feeling of anger or displeasure about someone or something unfair
hubristic - excessively proud or self-confident
conceitedness - having or showing too much pride in your own worth or goodness, especially physical; vain
hard-wired - having permanent connections; human nature
narcissism - loving and admiring yourself and especially your appearance too much
Before reading the article, did you think pride is a positive or negative emotion?
What is something that you are very proud of?