Definitions for haughtiness

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word haughtiness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. arrogance, haughtiness, hauteur, high-handedness, lordliness(noun)

    overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors

Wiktionary

  1. haughtiness(Noun)

    The state or property of being haughty; arrogance, snobbery.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Haughtiness(noun)

    the quality of being haughty; disdain; arrogance

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Haughtiness is the high heel shoe of the low men!

  2. Leo Tolstoy:

    Christianity, with its doctrine of humility, of forgiveness, of love, is incompatible with the state, with its haughtiness, its violence, its punishment and its wars.

  3. L?Estrange:

    Some people, you would think, are made up of nothing but title and genealogy; the stamp of dignity defaces in them the very character of humanity, and transports them to such a degree of haughtiness that they reckon it below them to exercise good nature or good manners.

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