Proud haughtiness of manner: she swept into the room with formidable hauteur his natural coolness and aristocratic hauteur
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- Gone was the better-than-thou hauteur and proud carriage synonymous to Adrienne Clarke.
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- Despite his much vaunted lack of emotional attachment to the trappings of title, the marquis has been cited as conducting his business with a distinctly aristocratic hauteur.
French, from haut 'high'.