HAUGHTINESS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of haughtiness
Definition:
n. pride; arrogance; highness or loftiness
Example:
When she realized that Darcy believed himself too good to dance with his inferiors, Elizabeth took great offense at his haughtiness.
Sentence in Classic:
But what contributed more than all to his success was his direct, equable manner with everyone, which very quickly made the majority of the noblemen reverse the current opinion of his supposed haughtiness.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The kind tone of this answer, the sweet voice, the gentle manner, the absence of any accent of haughtiness or displeasure, took the girl completely by surprise, and she burst into tears.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Nothing could be more gracefully majestic than his step and manner, had they not been marked by a predominant air of haughtiness, easily acquired by the exercise of unresisted authority.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
Their rebuffs made her haughty; her haughtiness irritated them to franker rebuffs; they were working up to a state of painfully righteous war when they were saved by the coming of food.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
While the regular and trained hirelings of the king marched with haughtiness to the right of the line, the less pretending colonists took their humbler position on its left, with a docility that long practice had rendered easy.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
And finally there was a tremendous baying of dogs and a shrill crowing from the black cockerel, and out came Napoleon himself, majestically upright, casting haughty glances from side to side, and with his dogs gambolling round him.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context