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haughty
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
arrogant or condescending (acting superior or self-important)
  • Unkind people said that, like her Imperial namesake, she had won her way to success by strength of will and hardness of heart, and a kind of haughty effrontery that was somehow justified by the extreme decency and dignity of her private life.
    Chapter 2 (31% in)
  • I know my Ellen—haughty, intractable; shall I say, just a shade unforgiving?
    Chapter 17 (86% in)
  • Archer too would have preferred to escape their friends' hospitality: in conformity with the family tradition he had always travelled as a sight-seer and looker-on, affecting a haughty unconsciousness of the presence of his fellow-beings.
    Chapter 20 (44% in)

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