Thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.
-Psalm 138:2, KJV
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KJV Dictionary / H / haughtiness

KJV Dictionary Definition: haughtiness

haughtiness

HAUGHTINESS, n. hau'tiness. The quality of being haughty; pride mingled with some degree of contempt for others; arrogance.

I will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible. Is.13.

haughty

HAUGHTY, a. hau'ty. from haught.

1. Proud and disdainful; having a high opinion of one's self, with some contempt for others; lofty and arrogant; supercilious.

His wife was a woman of a haughty and imperious nature.

A haughty spirit goeth before a fall. Prov.16.

2. Proceeding from excessive pride, or pride mingled with contempt; manifesting pride and disdain; as a haughty air or walk.

3. Proud and imperious; as a haughty nation.

4. Lofty; bold; of high hazard; as a haughty enterprise.

Definitions from Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language, 1828.
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