donnishness
noun see donnish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • donnishness — noun The quality of being donnish …   Wiktionary

  • donnishness — don·nish·ness …   English syllables

  • donnishness — noun see donnish * * * donnˈishness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑don …   Useful english dictionary

  • donnism — don nism, n. [{Don}, n., 2.] Self importance; loftiness of carriage. [Cant, Eng. Universities] Syn: donnishness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • donnish — adjective Date: 1848 of, relating to, or characteristic of a university don • donnishly adverb • donnishness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • donnish — donnishly, adv. donnishness, n. donnism, n. /don ish/, adj. resembling or characteristic of a university don; bookish; pedantic. [1825 35; DON1 + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bibliolatry — Synonyms and related words: Sabbatarianism, bibliomania, bigotry, bluestockingism, book learning, book madness, bookiness, bookishness, booklore, charismatic gift, charismatic movement, charismatic renewal, classical scholarship, classicism,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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