haughtiness

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English hauteynesse, hautenesse, from Middle English hautein (proud, haughty), from Old French hautain + Middle English -nesse. Reanalysed in Modern English as haughty +‎ -ness.

NounEdit

haughtiness (countable and uncountable, plural haughtinesses)

  1. The state or property of being haughty; arrogance, snobbery.

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