- The appearance or quality of being arrogantly superior and disdainful: her air of haughtinessMore example sentences
arrogance, pride, conceit, hubris, self-importance, egotism, sense of superiority, pomposity, high-handedness, swagger, boasting, bumptiousness, bluster, condescension, disdain, contempt, imperiousness; vanity, immodesty; loftiness, lordliness, snobbishness, snobbery, superciliousness, smugness; pretension, pretentiousness, affectation; scorn, mocking, sneering, scoffing
- His crushing critiques, if not born of arrogance, have at times been delivered with a haughtiness that practically swaggers across the page or the airwaves.
- There's something so extraordinary about the pride, the haughtiness, the explicit sensuality of flamenco which is so unBritish.
- She sails into the waves flanked by arrogance, haughtiness and false power.