Definition of Haughtinesses
1. haughtiness [n] - See also: haughtiness
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haughtinesses
haughtinesses (current term)
haul somebody over the coals
Literary usage of Haughtinesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer (1921)
"Yea, I will tell thee that I deem shall even be brought to pass: by his own haughtinesses shall he soon lose his life. ..."
2. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"Behold how he dives, at noonday, into the infectious hovels of the mean; and on the equipages, haughtinesses, and even dinner-invitations of the great, ..."
3. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great: Called by Thomas Carlyle (1873)
"... that one of his suspicions, of his ' distrust, his haughtinesses, his dissimulation' (meaning polite impenetrability when he saw good). ..."