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Is "in her pride she sat" grammatical and idiomatic?

In her pride, she sat quietly and observed the loudmouths around her.

She stood there quietly in her pride.

She isolated herself from the others in her pride.

I am not sure if it's idiomatic, because I rarely ever encountered similar sentences. I think it's grammatical, but I am not sure if it's idiomatic.

Saw some examples on the Internet with similar wording:

In his pride he performed many a wonder until the high King of Kings, who sees and knows all things, took vengeance on his pride (2809).

  • Is she a lion? Perhaps "She stood there quietly and proudly." – Weather Vane May 11 at 22:25
  • So is "in her pride" unidiomatic? Why? – objectivity May 11 at 23:46
  • You are describing two qualities of the subject, one as an adverb and one as a noun. As my link suggests, the sentences make her seem like she is with her lion family, and they are not idiomatic. – Weather Vane May 11 at 23:49
  • Is it idiomatic if I say: In her pride, she stood there quietly? – objectivity May 12 at 2:55
  • Sounds 'poetic'...! – Ram Pillai May 12 at 3:29
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It seems grammatically correct. However, "in her pride" would not be the way most native speakers would phrase that. I might say something like, "She sat in dignified silence and observed the loudmouths around her". I think "dignity" fits better. "Pride" can have negative connotations. "She was too proud to talk to the other people". In other words, she thought she was better than everyone else.

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