Usage examples for superbness

  1. Nevertheless it required the superbness of her beauty and the contrasting charm of her humble posture of kneeling by the fire, to set him on his right track of mind. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Lilly basked in the superbness of her mission of salvation. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  3. He, too, had realised that the test must be one of endurance, and in the superbness of his confidence he had determined not to play with preliminary half measures, but to apply at once the supreme test to himself and his antagonists. – The Silent Places by Steward Edward White
  4. He said it with a certain superbness; but the young captain, bourgeois of the bourgeois, did not mean to let himself be put down by any sprig of the noblesse. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  5. Mrs. Sherrard, in a plain black silk, but with a diamond comb in her white hair and a general air of superbness, was delighted to see Judith. – Throckmorton by Molly Elliot Seawell