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synonyms for cockiness

  • presumption
  • brass
  • chutzpah
  • conceit
  • imperiousness
  • insolence
  • nerve
  • pride
  • sass
  • self-importance
  • gall
  • guts
  • spunk
  • chutzpah
  • temerity
  • impertinence
  • nerve
  • cheek
  • crust
  • forwardness
  • impudence
  • audaciousness
  • stuff
  • assurance
  • rudeness
  • defiance
  • gutsiness
  • brass
  • moxie
  • insolence
  • effrontery
  • shamelessness
  • hardiness
  • disrespectfulness
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antonyms for cockiness

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  • humility
  • modesty
  • shyness
  • timidity
  • doubt
  • genuineness
  • naturalness
  • reality
  • realness
  • unexpected
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          How to use cockiness in a sentence

          It struck me at one time that there was a good deal of cockiness on that side of the Atlantic, that has entirely disappeared.
          SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 481, MARCH 21, 1885VARIOUS
          They had long regarded our Government as ignorant of European affairs and amateurish in its cockiness.
          THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF WALTER H. PAGE, VOLUME IBURTON J. HENDRICK
          There is a self-sufficient "cockiness" about him that soars above all compromise and defers to nothing and to nobody.
          THE HAUNTS OF OLD COCKAIGNEALEX THOMPSON
          The captain went from cockiness to doubt, from doubt to anxiety, and then to anguished fury.
          GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
          More startling was the selfsame hairline scar traversing his cheek; the same touch of cockiness in the set of his face.
          FIRST ON THE MOONJEFF SUTTON
          And all this high-hat cockiness aint going to do you one little bit of good.
          DOROTHY DIXON AND THE DOUBLE COUSINDOROTHY WAYNE
          "The Forts and Libs will make it through," Weather said with a lot of cockiness.
          A YANKEE FLIER OVER BERLINAL AVERY
          He regained his cockiness on the trip home, though, and insisted on talking all the way.
          SECURITYPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
          His polite and affable smiling, his cockiness and his suavity—all these were part of a pose.
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          WORDS RELATED TO COCKINESS

          • brass
          • chutzpah
          • cockiness
          • conceit
          • imperiousness
          • insolence
          • nerve
          • presumption
          • pride
          • sass
          • self-importance
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