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Her mother treated religion with a reverence that was almost indistinguishable from huffiness.

Jealousy and huffiness are the dominant characteristics of small communities, as all people know who have had dealings therewith.

This time, I fear, there was just a bare ruffle of huffiness easing the brake of my wonted restraint.

WORD ORIGIN

"ready to take offense," 1670s, from huff + -y (2). Related: Huffily; huffiness.

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