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Synonyms for supercilious
ˌsu pərˈsɪl i əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering(adj)

    having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy

    "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

    Synonyms:
    swashbuckling, disdainful, jubilant, exulting, authoritarian, triumphal, contemptuous, triumphant, imperious, sniffy, insulting, prideful, exultant, rejoicing, overbearing, haughty, grand, scornful, august, lordly, sneering, swaggering, snide, dictatorial

    Antonyms:
    complimentary, humble

  2. supercilious, sneering, snide(adj)

    expressive of contempt

    "curled his lip in a supercilious smile"; "spoke in a sneering jeering manner"; "makes many a sharp comparison but never a mean or snide one"

    Synonyms:
    sniffy, haughty, imperious, disdainful, swaggering, overbearing, sneering, prideful, snide, lordly

    Antonyms:
    complimentary, humble

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. supercilious

    Synonyms:
    haughty, contemptuous, disdainful, arrogant, i solent

    Antonyms:
    affable, courteous, respectful, modest, bashful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. supercilious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    haughty, disdainful, contemptuous, overbearing, domineering, dictatorial, arrogant, proud, high, lofty, overweening, consequential, lordly, intolerant

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