English to Afrikaans Meaning :: supercilious

Supercilious :
verwaand
- verwaandverwaandsuperciliousness
 

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Adjective(1) having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy(2) expressive of contempt

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(1) He unfolded the step-ladder, silently with a supercilious gesture of his hand declined my request to help him, and climbed right up to the roof.(2) In addition, he simply disliked her supercilious nature.(3) He is dressed in a sleeveless sweater, striped shirt and tie, and gives the impression of being supercilious , humorless and disengaged.(4) It was a different man this time, but he had the same supercilious expression,(5) She in turn can no longer stand what she calls ÔÇÿhis supercilious smirk.ÔÇÖ(6) Yeah, I kinda get irritated with people that seem supercilious about not having a TV.(7) So of course Karen and the other girls have been acting normal and even maybe a bit more supercilious at school, spreading rumors about Rebecca.(8) And getting a reporter to print it without immediately following it with something supercilious is an even more awe-inspiring talent.(9) It's awfully supercilious when it should be just silly.(10) The voice of the narrator is a somewhat supercilious one, observing and comparing the rites from the train window.(11) It is a fellow wine-lover who enthusiastically wants you to try something they have found, rather than a supercilious guardian of stuffy good taste.(12) It's all beautifully acted, but I didn't care about Susan and John and their tremulous relationship, laden with supercilious , middlebrow significance.(13) Darcy, though attracted to the next sister, the lively and spirited Elizabeth, greatly offends her by his supercilious behaviour at a ball.(14) She's also married to a supercilious English barrister.(15) Men want to take the joy out of wine, and replace it with snobbery, superciliousness , and another opportunity for sexism.(16) That, together with the superciliousness of his manner, turned him into an ÔÇÿauthorityÔÇÖ even though he hadn't entered, much less lived in, the Arab world in decades.
Related Words
(1) supercilious look ::
verwaand blik
Synonyms
Adjective
1. arrogant ::
arrogant
3. lordly ::
sierlike
Antonyms
1. humble ::
nederige
2. lowly ::
nederig
3. modest ::
beskeie
Different Forms
supercilious, superciliously, superciliousness
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