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supercilious

adjective uk   /ˌsuː.pəˈsɪl.i.əs/ us    /-pɚ-/ disapproving
behaving as if you are better than other people, and that their opinions, beliefs, or ideas are not important: He spoke in a haughty, supercilious voice.
superciliously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
superciliousness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “supercilious”
in Spanish desdeñoso…
in French hautain, dédaigneux…
in German hochmütig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傲慢自大的,目中無人的,目空一切的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 傲慢自大的,目中无人的,目空一切的…
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