HyperDic: high-handedness

English > 1 sense of the word high-handedness:
NOUNattributehigh-handedness, arrogance, haughtiness, hauteur, lordlinessoverbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
English > high-handedness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
Meaningoverbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors.
Synonymsarrogance, haughtiness, hauteur, lordliness
Narrowercondescension, superciliousness, disdainfulnessThe trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
contemptuousnessThe manifestation of scorn and contempt / contempt
hubrisoverbearing pride or presumption
imperiousness, domineeringness, overbearingnessThe trait of being imperious and overbearing
snobbery, snobbism, snobbishnessThe trait of condescending to those of lower social status
superiorityDisplaying a sense of being better than others
Broaderpride, superbiaUnreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins)
Spanishaltanería, altiveza, altivez, arrogancia, copete, descuello, desvanecimiento, elación, encumbramiento, endiosamiento, entono, envalentonamiento, fuero, hinchazón, inmodestia, lozanía, orgullo, penacho, pescuezo, prepotencia, pretensión, soberbia, suficiencia, toldo, ufanía, ventolera
Catalanaltivesa, altivitat, arrogància, elació, enfaristolament, estuf, fatuïtat, fums, inflor, ínfules, orgull, protèrvia, supèrbia, urc, vanitat
Adjectiveshigh-handedgiven to haughty disregard of others

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