Definition of haughtiness:
pompousness, dignity, masterfulness, presumption, peremptoriness, attitude, arrogance, consequence, pridefulness, lordliness, pomposity, proudness, loftiness, toploftiness, reserve, disdain, self-exaltation, overbearingness, superiority, assumption, hauteur, self-complacency, presumptuousness, superciliousness, self-importance, pretense, pretentiousness, gravitas, self-consequence, imperiousness, high horse, self-conceit, highhandedness, vainglory, self-esteem, bumptiousness, pretension, self-respect, insolence.
- insolence (part of speech: noun)
- vanity (part of speech: noun)
- pride (part of speech: noun)
- "Godolphin, Volume 2.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
Miss Silver, who, from her behaviour last night, and her demeanour to me this morning, I had supposed would now have gathered up all her haughtiness to resist Guy's parents- as, ignorant both of his feelings and their intentions towards her, a young lady of her proud spirit might well resist- was, to my astonishment, as mild and meek as this soft spring morning.- "John Halifax, Gentleman", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.
- "The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 9 And His Court and of The Regency", Duc de Saint-Simon.