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Meaning of LORDLINESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
  2. [n]  formality in bearing and appearance; "he behaved with great dignity"
 

LORDLINESS is a 10 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: arrogance, dignity, gravitas, haughtiness, highhandedness
 
 See Also: bearing, comportment, condescension, disdainfulness, domineeringness, hubris, imperiousness, mien, overbearingness, presence, pride, snobbery, snobbishness, superciliousness, superiority

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lord"li*ness\, n. [From {Lordly}.]
The state or quality of being lordly. --Shak.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arbitrariness, augustness, authoritarianism, authoritativeness, autocraticalness, bossism, courtliness, dignifiedness, dignity, domineering, domineeringness, elitism, grandeur, gravity, high-and-mightiness, imperativeness, imperiousness, kingliness, loftiness, magisterialness, magistrality, majesty, masterfulness, nobility, overbearance, overbearing, overbearingness, peremptoriness, pride of bearing, pride of place, princeliness, proud bearing, regality, sedateness, sobriety, solemnity, stateliness, tyrannicalness, venerability, worthiness
 

 

 

 

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