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Synonyms for haughty

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Synonyms for haughty

having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy

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It had been traced back to a lady's luxurious chamber--to the proudest of the proud--to her that was so delicate, and hardly owned herself of earthly mould--to the haughty one, who took her stand above human sympathies--to Lady Eleanore
The poor lunatic, it seems probable, had cherished a delusion that his haughty mistress sat in state, unharmed herself by the pestilential influence, which, as by enchantment, she scattered round about her.
The haughty drooping glance struck crushingly the carpet at the Assistant Commissioner's feet.
He turned his big head slowly, and over his shoulder gave a haughty oblique stare to the ponderous marble timepiece with the sly, feeble tick.
His high and haughty carriage was not lost on his captors, who often bent their looks on his person, with eyes which, while they lost none of their inflexibility of purpose, plainly betrayed their admiration of the stranger's daring.
The Mohican maintained his firm and haughty attitude; and his eyes, so far from deigning to meet her inquisitive look, dwelt steadily on the distance, as though it penetrated the obstacles which impeded the view and looked into futurity.
SRINAGAR: Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday termed Kashmir as root cause of prevailing uncertainty in south Asia and said the stubborn and haughty approach of Indian rulers is root cause of prevailing situations.
In a statement in Srinagar on Wednesday, he said, 'New Delhi's stubborn and haughty approach has made the situation even worse in the valley.
ISLAMABAD -- All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) Chairman Syed Ali Gilani holding India responsible for bloodshed in Kashmir, expressed concern over appalling situations in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK), said the authorities, instead of following realistic approach, are pursuing their haughty and devious agenda.
Haughty Cabinet minister Damian Green refuses to admit how many millions will be robbed blind.
We learn she was a haughty diva, through excerpts from her correspondence, and we sympathize as she experiences the Revolution's maniacal wrath.
Furthermore, this is obviously a haughty attitude and an arrogant approach to life in general.
The Murt Leahy-trained Ballybough Mondo broke fast and led up from Haughty Slippers, with Rural Hawaii in third.
AS it appears my beloved Newcastle United will ban any media outlet who dares to upset their haughty sensibilities, I believe Sky Sports should be added to the ever-growing list immediately.
Rather than play the haughty Hollywood star, she met her opponents face-to-face in an encounter now dramatized by Emmy-winning producer Terry Jastrow in an emotive if psychologically shallow one-act debuting at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and starring his wife and "Fatal Attraction" star Anne Archer.