Cavalierness Cav`a*lier"ness, n. A disdainful manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • cavalierness — index disrespect Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cavalierness — noun The state or condition of being cavalier …   Wiktionary

  • cavalierness — n. disdain; indifference, carelessness, thoughtlessness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cavalierness — cav·a·lier·ness …   English syllables

  • cavalierness — noun see cavalier III …   Useful english dictionary

  • cavalier — cavalierism, cavalierness, n. cavalierly, adv. /kav euh lear , kav euh lear /, n. 1. a horseman, esp. a mounted soldier; knight. 2. one having the spirit or bearing of a knight; a courtly gentleman; gallant. 3. a man escorting a woman or acting… …   Universalium

  • disrespect — I noun abruptness, affront, arrogance, audacity, bluntness, brashness, brazenness, brusqueness, cavalierness, condescension, contempt, contemptuousness, contumacy, contumely, curtness, defiance, depreciation, derision, derisiveness, detraction,… …   Law dictionary

  • disdain — Synonyms and related words: abhor, abjure, airs, antipathetic, antipathy, aristocratic disdain, arrogance, arrogant, audacity, averse, aversion, be above, be contemptuous of, bold front, boldness, brash bearing, brashness, brassiness, bravado,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • snobbery — n snobbishness, snobbiness, snobbism, condescension, condescendence, patronage; conceit, conceitedness, Inf. uppishness, Inf. snootiness, Inf. snottiness; arrogance, high horse, haughtiness, hauteur, cavalierness, cavalierism; contemptuousness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • cavalier — [kav΄ə lir′] n. [Fr < It cavaliere < LL caballarius < L caballus, horse; akin to Gr kaballēs; prob. < native name in Asia Minor] 1. an armed horseman; knight 2. a gallant or courteous gentleman, esp. one serving as a lady s escort 3.… …   English World dictionary

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