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arrogance; a haughty manner
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auteur – a film director or producer who controls a production and gives the film its unique style
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Haughtiness in bearing and attitude; arrogance.
[French, from Old French, from haut, high; see haughty.]
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[C17: from French, from haut high; see haughty]
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haughty manner or spirit; arrogance.
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|Noun||1.||hauteur - overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors|
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
superiority - displaying a sense of being better than others; "he hated the white man's superiority and condescension"
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noun haughtiness, pride, arrogance, airs, dignity, contempt, disdain, snobbishness, loftiness, stateliness, superciliousness, affectedness She had been put off by his hauteur.
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hauteur[əʊˈtɜːr] n (= arrogance) → hauteur f
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n (liter) → Hochmütigkeit f
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