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  1. scornful pride, snobbishness, or arrogance:I was accused of having an air of superiority, of haughtiness, of indifference or condescension to others.

Origin of haughtiness


Other words from haughtiness

  • o·ver·haugh·ti·ness, noun

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How to use haughtiness in a sentence

  • Then my fear left and great joy came; perhaps even some pride and haughtiness of spirit in that I had been chosen for such a task.

    A Heroine of France | Evelyn Everett-Green