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Sample sentences for the GRE study word haughtiness

haughtiness can be used as a noun

1.There is a haughtiness of kindness which has the appearance of wickedness. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
2.For this reason there positively came into Alexey Alexandrovitch's face a look of haughtiness and severity whenever anyone inquired after his wife's health. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
3.The kind tone of this answer, the sweet voice, the gentle manner, the absence of any accent of haughtiness or displeasure, took the girl completely by surprise, and she burst into tears. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
4.Like all upstarts, he had had recourse to a great deal of haughtiness to maintain his position. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
5.Most people would have termed her a splendid woman of her age and so she was, no doubt, physically speaking but then there was an expression of almost insupportable haughtiness in her bearing and countenance. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
6._--And it seemed to me that I heard the voice of that Egyptian highpriest raised in a tone of like haughtiness and like pride. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
7.The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day. - from The King James Bible
8.We have heard the pride of Moab, he is exceeding proud his loftiness, and his arrogancy, and his pride, and the haughtiness of his heart. - from The King James Bible
9.And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be made low and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day. - from The King James Bible

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