noun see uppity

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • uppitiness — noun The state, or an instance, of being uppity …   Wiktionary

  • uppity — adjective Etymology: probably from up + ity (as in persnickity, variant of persnickety) Date: 1880 putting on or marked by airs of superiority ; arrogant, presumptuous < uppity technicians > < a small uppity country > • uppitiness also uppityness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snobbery — noun they were raised in an environment of complacent snobbery Syn: affectation, pretension, pretentiousness, arrogance, haughtiness, airs and graces, elitism; disdain, condescension, superciliousness; informal snootiness, uppitiness …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • pride — n 1. arrogance, haughtiness, hauteur, hoity toity, Inf. uppitiness, Inf. toploftiness; hubris, overconfidence, cocksureness, presumption, bumptiousness, overbearingness, overweeningness. 2. conceit, vanity, vainglory, vaingloriousness, bo varism …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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