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supercilious

  
  
arrogant, condescending, contemptuous, disdainful, haughty, high and mighty     (informal)   hoity-toity     (informal)   imperious, insolent, lofty, lordly, overbearing, patronizing, proud, scornful, snooty     (informal)   stuck-up     (informal)   toffee-nosed     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   uppish     (Brit. informal)   vainglorious  
  
Antonyms     
   deferential, generous, humble, meek, modest, obsequious, self-effacing, submissive, unassuming, unpretentious, warm-hearted  
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supercilious

  
  
If you say that someone is supercilious, you disapprove of them because they behave in a way that shows they think they are better than other people.      adj  
  (disapproval)   
(=disdainful)  
His manner is supercilious and arrogant...     

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