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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   us   /-li/
superciliousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “supercilious”
in Vietnamese cáu kỉnh…
in Spanish desdeñoso…
in Thai ดูหมิ่น…
in Malaysian sombong, angkuh…
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 Indonesian jijik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 傲慢自大的,目中无人的,目空一切的…
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