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synonyms for stuffiness

  • arrogance
  • complacence
  • complacency
  • consequence
  • immodesty
  • narcissism
  • pomposity
  • pride
  • self-importance
  • self-love
  • self-regard
  • smugness
  • swagger
  • vainglory
  • vanity
  • amour-propre
  • outrecuidance
  • self-admiration
  • self-conceit
  • self-exaltation
  • snottiness
  • swelled head
  • vainness

antonyms for stuffiness

MOST RELEVANT
  • humility
  • modesty
  • meekness
  • self-consciousness
  • shyness
  • timidity
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How to use stuffiness in a sentence

The contrast between the open street and the enclosed stuffiness of the dim and crowded interior was overwhelming.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Used to fresh air, the girl nearly choked at first with the stuffiness of the car.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
Already heat and stuffiness tween decks so unpleasant that carpenters were set to work to cut out stern ports for ventilation.
RECOLLECTIONS OF THIRTY-NINE YEARS IN THE ARMYCHARLES ALEXANDER GORDON
A shabby little house in a crowded street, off at the back of somewhere; dirt and stuffiness and vulgarity all around you.
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
The room had that atmosphere of mixed stuffiness and cigarette smoke which the traveller may sample in any French post-office.
THE ISLE OF UNRESTHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
Yet there is, of course, a difference between warmth and stuffiness.
THE ART AND PRACTICE OF HAWKINGEDWARD B. MICHELL
After the stuffiness of my cabin, however, the pure air was vastly refreshing.
A CABINET SECRETGUY BOOTHBY
He was feeling "over-boiled," and got rid of this stuffiness of mind in his own characteristic way.
THE STORY OF BADEN-POWELLHAROLD BEGBIE
One experienced a curious sense of gloom and stuffiness, though, even at midday.
IF YOU'RE GOING TO LIVE IN THE COUNTRYTHOMAS H. ORMSBEE AND RICHMOND HUNTLEY
At the time when Miss Nightingale wrote, stuffiness characterized the most genteel interiors.
THE LIFE OF FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE VOL. 1 OF 2EDWARD TYAS COOK
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WORDS RELATED TO STUFFINESS

  • amour-propre
  • arrogance
  • complacence
  • complacency
  • consequence
  • immodesty
  • narcissism
  • outrecuidance
  • pomposity
  • pride
  • self-admiration
  • self-conceit
  • self-exaltation
  • self-importance
  • self-love
  • self-regard
  • smugness
  • snottiness
  • stuffiness
  • swagger
  • swelled head
  • vainglory
  • vainness
  • vanity
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.