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Supercilious Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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"
  • 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 swa

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  • Penn wrestling battles through heartbreak at EIWAs
    BETHLEHEM, PA. – It’s probably hyperbolic to say that Penn wrestling went into EIWAs – its conference championship meet – this weekend with a supercilious attitude, but it’s likely that the Red and Blue left the meet feeling a bit humbled. Penn entered day two with three grapplers still in play in the semifinal round but left the day with only one finali Read more on this news related to 'Supercilious'

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