Definition of Fastuous

1. a. Proud; haughty; disdainful.



Definition of Fastuous

1. Adjective. (obsolete) proud; haughty; disdainful ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fastuous

1. arrogant [adj] - See also: arrogant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fastuous

fastigiums
fastilarian
fasting
fasting blood glucose
fasting glucose
fasting hypoglycaemia
fastings
fastish
fastly
fastnacht
fastness
fastnesses
fastpaced
fastpitch
fasts
fastuous (current term)
fat
fat-finger
fat-fingered
fat-fingering
fat-fingers
fat-free
fat-kidneyed
fat-pad
fat-soluble
fat-soluble vitamin
fat-soluble vitamins
fat-storing cell

Literary usage of Fastuous

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1. The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb by Maurice Henry Hewlett, Laurence Binyon, Edward James Hewlett, William Randolph Hearst, Jonathan Swift, Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb, Edward Verrall Lucas, Frederick Madison Smith, Mariano Tomás (1905)
"... up some fastuous trophy, that of him Might tell, what mighty powers the age rejected, But taught his lips the office of a pen — By fools he's deem'da ..."

2. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1908)
"331) “unfortunately for the peasants living on his estate, he was of fastuous disposition.” A more serious defect is that the scrappiness and inaccuracy ..."

3. American Journal of Archaeology by Archaeological Institute of America (1887)
"In the transformation of French art from the pure, severe and broad style of the xin century to the more fastuous, realistic and personal art of the Valois, ..."

4. The Life of Charles Lamb by Edward Verrall Lucas (1907)
"He is a treasure by the world neglected, Because he hath not, with a prescience dim, Like those whose every aim is self-reflected, Pil'd up some fastuous ..."

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