HyperDic: superciliousness

English > 1 sense of the word superciliousness:
NOUNattributesuperciliousness, condescension, disdainfulnessthe trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
English > superciliousness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior.
Synonymscondescension, disdainfulness
Broaderarrogance, haughtiness, hauteur, high-handedness, lordlinessoverbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
Spanishaltanería, condescendencia, desdén, suficiencia
Catalanaltivesa, condescendència, desdeny, suficiència
Adjectivessupercilioushaving or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
superciliousexpressive of contempt / contempt

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