GRE Word List

HAUGHTINESS

blatantly and disdainfully proud : having or showing an attitude of superiority and contempt for people or things perceived to be inferior

The meaning of the word haughtiness is blatantly and disdainfully proud : having or showing an attitude of superiority and contempt for people or things perceived to be inferior.

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