boastfulness

[ bohst-fuhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF boastfulness

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOASTFULNESS

Blaine spoke with quiet confidence, unmixed with any boastfulness.

There was no boastfulness in this, and Velasco knew it to be true.

There was nothing of fear, nothing of boastfulness, even, in attitude or glance.

These words have two characteristics in addition to boastfulness.

Boastfulness and arrogance are unpleasant foibles; lying is a sin.

Otho had often praised her beauty to the Emperor, for it was a boastfulness from which he could not refrain.

His worst points were his boastfulness and his insupportable conceit.

There is no flattering of national pride, no giving the reins to boastfulness.

Not boastfulness and weakness, let us hope, or our poor Admiral will come off badly.

"I believe you," said De Vos with all the boastfulness of his nature.

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