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lordly

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Adjective, Adverb
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lord=ly

CIDE DICTIONARY

lordlya. [Lord + -ly. Cf. Lordlike.].
  •  Suitable for a lord; of or pertaining to a lord; resembling a lord; hence, grand; noble; dignified; honorable.  [1913 Webster]
    "She brought forth butter in a lordly dish."  [1913 Webster]
    "Lordly sins require lordly estates to support them."  [1913 Webster]
    "The maidens gathered strength and grace
    And presence, lordlier than before.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Proud; haughty; imperious; insolent.  [1913 Webster]
    "Lords are lordliest in their wine."
Syn. -- Imperious; haughty; overbearing; tyrannical; despotic; domineering; arrogant. See Imperious.
lordlyadv. 
     In a lordly manner.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lordly, adj. (lordlier, lordliest)
1 haughty, imperious.
2 suitable for a lord.

Derivative
lordliness n.
Etymology
OE hlafordlic (as LORD)

THESAURUS

lordly

U, absolute, absolutist, absolutistic, affected, arbitrary, aristocratic, arrogant, august, authoritarian, authoritative, autocratic, bossy, cavalier, courtly, despotic, dictatorial, dignified, disdainful, domineering, egotistic, elitist, feudal, grand, grandiose, grave, grinding, haughty, high and mighty, high-and-mighty, high-handed, hubristic, imperative, imperial, imperious, imposing, insolent, kingly, magisterial, magistral, magnificent, majestic, masterful, monocratic, noble, oppressive, overbearing, overruling, peremptory, princely, puffed, queenly, regal, repressive, royal, sedate, severe, snobbish, sober, solemn, stately, statuesque, strict, supercilious, superior, suppressive, swollen, tyrannical, tyrannous, venerable, worthy

ROGET THESAURUS

lordly

Repute

N repute, distinction, mark, name, figure, repute, reputation, good repute, high repute, note, notability, notoriety, eclat, the bubble reputation, vogue, celebrity, fame, famousness, renown, popularity, aura popularis, approbation, credit, succes d'estime, prestige, talk of the town, name to conjure with, glory, honor, luster, illustriousness, account, regard, respect, reputableness, respectability, good name, good report, fair name, dignity, stateliness, solemnity, grandeur, splendor, nobility, majesty, sublimity, rank, standing, brevet rank, precedence, pas, station, place, status, position, position in society, order, degree, baccalaureate, locus standi, caste, condition, greatness, eminence, height, importance, preeminence, supereminence, high mightiness, primacy, top of the ladder, top of the tree, elevation, ascent, superaltation, exaltation, dignification, aggrandizement, dedication, consecration, enthronement, canonization, celebration, enshrinement, glorification, hero, man of mark, great card, celebrity, worthy, lion, rara avis, notability, somebody, classman, man of rank, pillar of the state, pillar of the church, pillar of the community, chief, first fiddle, cynosure, mirror, flower, pink, pearl, paragon, choice and master spirits of the age, elite, star, sun, constellation, galaxy, ornament, honor, feather in one's cap, halo, aureole, nimbus, halo of glory, blaze of glory, blushing honors, laurels, memory, posthumous fame, niche in the temple of fame, immortality, immortal name, magni nominis umbra, distinguished, distingue, noted, of note, honored, popular, fashionable, in good odor in, favor, in high favor, reputable, respectable, creditable, remarkable, notable, notorious, celebrated, renowned, ion every one's mouth, talked of, famous, famed, far-famed, conspicuous, to the front, foremost, in the front rank, in the ascendant, imperishable, deathless, immortal, never fading, aere perennius, time honored, illustrious, glorious, splendid, brilliant, radiant, bright, full-blown, honorific, eminent, prominent, high, in the zenith, at the head of, at the top of the tree, peerless, of the first water, superior, supereminent, preeminent, great, dignified, proud, noble, honorable, worshipful, lordly, grand, stately, august, princely, imposing, solemn, transcendent, majestic, sacred, sublime, heaven- born, heroic, sans peur et sans reproche, sacrosanct, Int, hail!, all hail!, ave!, viva!, vive!, long life to!, banzai!, glory be to, honor be to?, one's name being in every mouth, one's name living for ever, sic itur ad astra, fama volat, aut Caesar aut nullus, not to know him argues oneself unknown, none but himself could be his parallel, palmam qui meruit ferat, above all Greek above all Roman fame, cineri gloria sera est, great is the glory for the strife is hard, honor virtutis praemium, immensum gloria calcar habet, the glory dies not and the grief is past, vivit post funera virtus.

Pride

N pride, dignity, self-respect, mens sibi conscia recti, pride, haughtiness, high notions, hauteur, vainglory, crest, arrogance, proud man, highflier, fine gentleman, fine lady, dignified, stately, proud, proud-crested, lordly, baronial, lofty- minded, highsouled, high-minded, high-mettled, high-handed, high- plumed, high-flown, high-toned, haughty lofty, high, mighty, swollen, puffed up, flushed, blown, vainglorious, purse-proud, fine, proud as a peacock, proud as Lucifer, bloated with pride, supercilious, disdainful, bumptious, magisterial, imperious, high and mighty, overweening, consequential, arrogant, unblushing, stiff, stiff-necked, starch, perked stuck-up, in buckram, strait- laced, prim, on one's dignity, on one's high horses, on one's tight ropes, on one's high ropes, on stilts, en grand seigneur, with head erect, odi profanum vulgus et arceo, a duke's revenues on her back, disdains the shadow which he treads on at noon, pride in their port, defiance in their eye.


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