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Snobbishness   Listen
Snobbishness  n.  Vulgar affectation or ostentation; mean admiration of mean things; conduct or manners of a snob.

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"Snobbishness" Quotes from Famous Books

... declaring it to be the best work of the kind yet published. The author shows a just appreciation of what is good-breeding and what is snobbishness.... In happy discriminations the excellence of Mrs. Sherwood's ...
— Choice Cookery • Catherine Owen

... of whom Dorinda had spoken to Mother. Well, she was pretty enough; even I had to admit that. But I admitted it grudgingly. I hated her for her beauty and fine clothes and haughty arrogance. She was the incarnation of snobbishness. ...
— The Rise of Roscoe Paine • Joseph C. Lincoln

... an inclination to priggishness. I preferred to associate with people whom I called 'nice people.' It was fortunate for me that I was thrown into the society of a rather rough crowd of youths, who knocked a great deal of this snobbishness out of me. But it did act to prevent my having recourse to prostitution. A second preventive was my natural timidity in making advances to people. This has been a trait that I have never completely ...
— Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6) • Havelock Ellis

Words linked to "Snobbishness" :   clannishness, snobbery, snobbism, lordliness, hauteur

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