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Definition of "lordliness" [lord•li•ness]

  • The property of being lordly; the bearing or manner of a lord. (noun)

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Use "lordliness" in a sentence
  • "In Archbishop Parker's time this had been a busy post, as the state observed at Lambeth and Croydon was very considerable; but Grindal was of a more retiring nature, disliking as was said, "lordliness"; and although still the household was an immense affair, in its elaborateness and splendour beyond almost any but royal households of the present day, still Anthony's duties were far from heavy."
  • "He had put on weight, increased in size, and, protected by the taboo, had become self-confident almost to lordliness."
  • "But there is often a lordliness about it which some, such as I, may find redeems it."