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Definition of "haughtiness" []

  • The state or property of being haughty; arrogance, snobbery. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "haughtiness" in a sentence
  • "They grew heartily weary, and fiercely impatient of restraint, and though the firm, calm, steady strictness of the Knight was far preferable to the rude familiarity and furious passions of many a Castellane, there were many of the men-at-arms who, though not actually engaged in the conspiracy, were impatient of what they called his haughtiness and rigidity."
  • "But that haughtiness is the most offensive to God which is supported and fed by the pretensions of holiness."
  • "The haughtiness is a pathetic attempt at protective voodoo."