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  • n  overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors

  • Wimbledon's haughtiness gets upstaged by the dusky daughter of an Australian sheepshearer and a fair young girl from the middle-class groves of Florida.
  • Active-duty officers, an ambassador and an Assistant Secretary of State project this same air of haughtiness.
  • His insupportable pride, his black ingratitude, his haughtiness.
Quotes

  • Bill Janklow in Rapid City Journal
    There is nothing about that building which brings about such a demand from the FAA, other than arrogance and haughtiness,Janklow said by e-mail. "The city of Rapid City and the FAA both agreed to the building's current use. It is a far too...
  • Hassan Nasrallah in International Herald Tribune
    Winograd should be thanked for its honesty,Nasrallah said in the interview. "This is an entity (Israel) that is built on force and haughtiness."
  • Volker Beck in Deutsche Welle
    Green parliamentarian Volker Beck said that Pope Benedict XVI's attitude toward homosexuality was "marked by theological mercilessness and the haughtiness of the Pharisees."

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