superciliousness

  • 1 superciliousness — index disdain, disrespect, pride Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 superciliousness — supercilious ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having an air of contemptuous superiority. DERIVATIVES superciliously adverb superciliousness noun. ORIGIN Latin superciliosus haughty , from supercilium eyebrow …

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  • 3 Superciliousness — Supercilious Su per*cil i*ous, a. [L. superciliosus, fr. supercilium an eyebrow, pride; super over, + cilium an eyelid; probably akin to celare to conceal. Cf. {Conceal}.] Lofty with pride; haughty; dictatorial; overbearing; arrogant; as, a… …

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  • 4 superciliousness — noun see supercilious …

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  • 5 superciliousness — See superciliously. * * * …

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  • 6 superciliousness — noun The state or quality of being supercilious …

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  • 7 superciliousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality of being arrogant: arrogance, haughtiness, hauteur, insolence, loftiness, lordliness, overbearingness, presumption, pride, pridefulness, proudness, superiority. See ATTITUDE …

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  • 8 superciliousness — su·per cil·i·ous·ness || ‚suːpÉ™(r)sɪlɪəsnɪs n. arrogance, pride, haughtiness …

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  • 9 superciliousness — su·per·cil·ious·ness …

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  • 10 superciliousness — See: supercilious …

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  • 11 superciliousness — su·per·cil·i·ous (so͞o′pər sĭl’ē əs) adj. ▸ Feeling or showing haughty disdain. See Synonyms at ARROGANT(Cf. ↑arrogant). ╂ [Latin superciliōsus, from supercilium, eyebrow, pride : super , super + cilium, lower eyelid; see kel 1.]… …

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  • 12 superciliousness — noun the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior • Syn: ↑condescension, ↑disdainfulness • Derivationally related forms: ↑disdainful (for: ↑disdainfulness), ↑supercilious …

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  • 14 arrogance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. haughtiness, self importance; insolence, presumptuousness. See severity, vanity.Ant., modesty, humility. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. pride, self importance, presumption, hauteur (French), disdain, hubris …

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  • 15 disdainfulness — noun the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior • Syn: ↑condescension, ↑superciliousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑disdainful, ↑supercilious (for: ↑superciliousness) …

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  • 16 Haughtiness — Haugh ti*ness, n. [For hauteinness. See {Haughty}.] The quality of being haughty; disdain; arrogance. Syn: Arrogance; disdain; contemptuousness; superciliousness; loftiness. Usage: {Haughtiness}, {Arrogance}, {Disdain}. Haughtiness denotes the… …

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  • 17 proud — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English prūd, probably from Old French prod, prud, prou advantageous, just, wise, bold, from Late Latin prode advantage, advantageous, back formation from Latin prodesse to be advantageous, from pro …

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  • 18 supercilious — adjective Etymology: Latin superciliosus, from supercilium eyebrow, haughtiness, from super + cilium eyelid (akin to celare to hide) more at hell Date: 1614 coolly and patronizingly haughty < reacted to their breach of etiquette with a… …

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