Haughtiness vs Imperiousness - What's the difference?

haughtiness | imperiousness |


As nouns the difference between haughtiness and imperiousness

is that haughtiness is the state or property of being haughty; arrogance, snobbery while imperiousness is the quality of being imperious; arrogance; haughtiness; urgency.

haughtiness

English

Noun

(-)
  • The state or property of being haughty; arrogance, snobbery.
  • Usage notes

    * The plural form is rare in modern works.

    imperiousness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The quality of being imperious; arrogance; haughtiness; urgency.
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