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haughty
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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Definition
arrogant or condescending (acting superior or self-important)
  • Among the Japanese at Omori, Watanabe was despised for his haughtiness, his boasts about his wealth, and his curtness.
    p. 238.4
haughtiness = arrogance or condescension (acting superior or self-important)

(Editor's note:  The suffix "-ness" converts an adjective to a noun that means the quality of. This is the same pattern you see in words like darkness, kindness, and coolness.)
  • At Naoetsu, most of the guards stayed in camp, their haughtiness replaced by gushing obsequiousness.
    p. 311.1
  • His hair had grayed; his haughty bearing had bent.
    p. 392.9

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