KJV Dictionary Definition: lordliness


LORD'LINESS, n. from lordly.

1. Dignity; high station.

2. Pride; haughtiness.


LORD'LY, a. lord and like.

1. Becoming a lord; pertaining to a lord.

Lordly sins require lordly estates to support them.

2. Proud; haughty; imperious; insolent.

Every rich and lordly swain, with pride would drag about her chain.

LORD'LY, adv. Proudly; imperiously; despotically.

A famished lion, issuing from the wood, roars lordly fierce.