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synonyms for uppishness

  • assumption
  • assurance
  • audaciousness
  • audacity
  • boldness
  • brashness
  • brass
  • brazenness
  • cheek
  • cheekiness
  • chutzpah
  • cockiness
  • crust
  • defiance
  • discourtesy
  • disrespect
  • effrontery
  • face
  • familiarity
  • forwardness
  • gall
  • guts
  • gutsiness
  • hardiness
  • impertinence
  • incivility
  • insolence
  • moxie
  • nerve
  • overconfidence
  • pertness
  • presumptuousness
  • pushiness
  • rudeness
  • sauciness
  • shamelessness
  • spunk
  • stuff
  • temerity
  • disrespectfulness
  • impudency
  • nerviness
  • sassiness

antonyms for uppishness

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  • care
  • carefulness
  • caution
  • cowardice
  • doubt
  • fear
  • humility
  • manners
  • meekness
  • modesty
  • politeness
  • regard
  • reserve
  • respect
  • shyness
  • timidity
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How to use uppishness in a sentence

Granted all that; but uppishness is just what is required in moments of stress and danger.
WITH WELLINGTON IN SPAINF. S. BRERETON
Nor did they resent less than he the uppishness of Private Larkin.
THE GREAT AIRSHIP.F. S. BRERETON
I'll have less uppishness from you or else I'll shove you off my hands on to some other men.
HOBSON'S CHOICEHAROLD BRIGHOUSE
The fair name and fame of Hobson have been outraged by members of Hobson's family, and uppishness has done it.
HOBSON'S CHOICEHAROLD BRIGHOUSE
When mere uppishness takes it the end is not changed, though it may be reached more precipitately and disastrously.
NEW YORK TIMES, CURRENT HISTORY, VOL 1, ISSUE 1VARIOUS
If the girl showed signs of "uppishness" when the sale was over she should soon be made to see that it wouldn't pay.
WINNIE CHILDSC. N. WILLIAMSON
His bad temper had disappeared, but his "uppishness" had, if possible, increased.
THE SECOND THOUGHTS OF AN IDLE FELLOWJEROME K. JEROME
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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