uppishness


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Synonyms for uppishness

assumption of airs beyond one's station

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Here, uppishness takes the form of wisdom and courage, which is embodied in Merry's response to Sam's suggestion to take cover at Tom Cotton's: "It's no good 'getting under cover'.
T]he authors of these offensive and absurd productions have contrived to combine the puerility or infancy of their art with the uppishness and self-sufficiency of a different period of life.