pride and prejudice vocab

discretion

the power or right to decide or act according - to be discreet

amend

to alter to modify, rephrase, to change for the better, improve

amiable

showing pleasant or good-natured personal qualities

former/latter

preceding in time; prior/being the second mentioned of two

civil

respectful, gracious, dignified, good mannered

mortified

to humiliate or shame; to injure one's pride

felicity

the state of being happy; a high degree of bliss

indignation

strong displeasure at something considered unjust, base, offensive

propriety

conformity to established standards of good or proper behavior, justness

vexation

irritation or annoyance

complaisance

inclined or disposed to please; obliging; agreeable

condescend

act as if one is conscious of descending from a superior position or rank

impertinence

unmannerly intrusion or presumption

approbation

approval; commendation

deference

the respectful submission or yielding to the judgement, opinion, will, etc.

reproof

the act of reproving, censuring or rebuking-to blame or criticize

rational

agreeable to reason, reasonable

commendation

recommendation, praise

condescension

the act of condescending, behavior that's patronizing/condescending

disdain

to look upon or treat with contempt; despise; scorn

forbearance

a refraining from something, patient endurance; self-control

imprudent

lacking discretion, rash, careless, foolish

diffidence

lacking confidence in one's own worth; timid or shy

lamentation

expressing grief

abhorrence

a feeling of extreme repugnance or aversion; utter loathing

incredulous

disinclined or indisposed to believe, skeptical

repine

to be fretfully discontented, fret, complain

impropriety

to be improper, inappropriateness, unsuitableness