The appearance or quality of being arrogantly superior and disdainful: her air of haughtiness
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- 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.
arrogance, pride, conceit, hubris, self-importance, egotism, sense of superiority, pomposity, high-handedness, swagger, boasting, bumptiousness, bluster, condescension, disdain, contempt, imperiousness;
pretension, pretentiousness, affectation;
scorn, mocking, sneering, scoffing
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