lordliness


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lord·ly

 (lôrd′lē)
adj. lord·li·er, lord·li·est
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a lord.
2. Very dignified and noble: a lordly and charitable enterprise.
3. Pretentiously arrogant and overbearing.
adv.
1. In a dignified, noble fashion befitting or characteristic of a lord.
2. In a pretentiously arrogant and overbearing manner.

lord′li·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lordliness - formality in bearing and appearance; "he behaved with great dignity"
comportment, mien, bearing, presence - dignified manner or conduct
2.lordliness - overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiorslordliness - overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
superbia, pride - unreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins)
condescension, disdainfulness, superciliousness - the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
contemptuousness - the manifestation of scorn and contempt; "every subordinate sensed his contemptuousness and hated him in return"
hubris - overbearing pride or presumption
domineeringness, imperiousness, overbearingness - the trait of being imperious and overbearing
superiority - displaying a sense of being better than others; "he hated the white man's superiority and condescension"
snobbery, snobbishness, snobbism - the trait of condescending to those of lower social status

lordliness

noun
Translations
سِياده، مكانة اللورديَّه
povýšennost
prægtighedstorslåethed
hroki
soyluluk

lordliness

[ˈlɔːdlɪnɪs] Nlo señorial, carácter m señorial (pej) → altivez f, arrogancia f

lordliness

nVornehmheit f; (= haughtiness)Überheblichkeit f, → Arroganz f

lordliness

[ˈlɔːdlɪnɪs] naltezzosità

lord

(loːd) noun
1. a master; a man or animal that has power over others or over an area. The lion is lord of the jungle.
2. (with capital when used in titles) in the United Kingdom etc a nobleman or man of rank.
3. (with capital) in the United Kingdom, used as part of several official titles. the Lord Mayor.
ˈlordly adjective
grand or proud. a lordly attitude.
ˈlordliness noun
ˈLordship noun
(with His, ~Your etc) a word used in speaking to, or about, a man with the title `Lord' and also certain judges who do not have this title. Thank you, Your Lordship.
the Lord
God; Christ.
lord it over
to act like a lord or master towards. Don't think you can lord it over us.
References in classic literature ?
and twirl their blond mustaches with the true English lordliness.
He had put on weight, increased in size, and, protected by the taboo, had become self-confident almost to lordliness.
Coming from a Conservative Party, famed for its arrogance and squire-of-themanor lordliness, it's perhaps little surprise that such a storm in a teacup should keep the media frothing away for months as the plot thickened with all manner of conspiracy theories being aired.