Definition of Snobbishness

1. Noun. The trait of condescending to those of lower social status.

Exact synonyms: Snobbery, Snobbism
Generic synonyms: Arrogance, Haughtiness, Hauteur, High-handedness, Lordliness
Specialized synonyms: Clannishness, Cliquishness, Exclusiveness
Derivative terms: Snobbish



Definition of Snobbishness

1. n. Vulgar affectation or ostentation; mean admiration of mean things; conduct or manners of a snob.

Definition of Snobbishness

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

2. Noun. The result or product of being snobbish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Snobbishness

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Medical Definition of Snobbishness

1. Vulgar affectation or ostentation; mean admiration of mean things; conduct or manners of a snob. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Snobbishness

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1. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"... A\'D snobbishness DEAR MR. SNOB," an amiable young correspondent writes, who signs himself ... snobbishness."

2. The Irish in America by John Francis Maguire, William Joseph Hardee (1868)
"... Lot'—No snobbishness—The Secret of Prosperity—The Poor's Asylum—Cause of Poverty—Catholic Church iu Nova Scotia—' Sick Calls'—A Martyr to Duty—No State ..."

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