Definition of Priggishness

1. Noun. Exaggerated and arrogant properness.

Exact synonyms: Primness
Generic synonyms: Correctitude, Properness, Propriety
Derivative terms: Priggish, Prim



Definition of Priggishness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being priggish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Priggishness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Priggishness

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priggishness (current term)
priggishnesses
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Literary usage of Priggishness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Literary Guillotine by William Wallace Whitelock (1903)
"Stephen Brice—priggishness, Doctor? Why, I thought that was the normal, approved state of the hero of a novel. Hugh Wynne—Mr. Clemens, this gentleman shows ..."

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