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English definition of “supercilious”

supercilious

adjective     /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 .Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting superciliously     /-li/ adverb superciliousness     /-nəs/ noun [U]
(Definition of supercilious adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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