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Definitions and Synonyms of hauteur | Another word for hauteur | What is hauteur?

Definition 1: overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for hauteur in the sense of this definition

(hauteur is a kind of ...) unreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins)

(... is a kind of hauteur ) the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior

(... is a kind of hauteur ) the manifestation of scorn and contempt

"every subordinate sensed his contemptuousness and hated him in return"

(... is a kind of hauteur ) overbearing pride or presumption

(... is a kind of hauteur ) the trait of being imperious and overbearing

(... is a kind of hauteur ) displaying a sense of being better than others

"he hated the white man's superiority and condescension"

(... is a kind of hauteur ) the trait of condescending to those of lower social status

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