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Definition of "priggishness" []

  • The state or quality of being priggish. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "priggishness" in a sentence
  • "It was in consequence of that regret and his controversies with Prothero while they travelled together in China that his concern about what he called priggishness arose."
  • ""Sets" are the rule, and priggishness is rampant, even in the primeval forest."
  • "Both she and Edmund have highly developed moral sensibilities a kinder obverse of "priggishness" and Edmund, particularly, has to fight the temptation to compromise."