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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.
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.
IN facteth, the actual line from Proverbs is: "Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall." The snag is that we pedants can't correct people on that one without seeming ever so slightly haughty.
Hammond's haughty dismissal of warnings from a UN expert that "vast numbers of people" now live below the breadline in Britain is instructive.
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.'
Blaming Indian authorities for prevailing bloodshed, Geelani said, 'It is their stubborn and haughty approach that has turned the whole sub- continent into a slaughterhouse and despite their pressure tactics and haughty approach, they couldn't break our resolve and people will continue to pursue the struggle for their right to self-determination.'
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.