Adjective(1) having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy(2) expressive of contempt
(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 ├ö├ç├┐his supercilious smirk.├ö├ç├û(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 ├ö├ç├┐authority├ö├ç├û even though he hadn't entered, much less lived in, the Arab world in decades.
(1) supercilious look :: verwaand blik
1. arrogant ::
3. lordly ::
1. humble ::
2. lowly ::
3. modest ::
Different Formssupercilious, superciliously, superciliousness
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