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superciliousness

noun

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an exaggerated sense of one's importance that shows itself in the making of excessive or unjustified claims
  • can't bear the superciliousness of her cousin, who lives in New York City and thinks everybody in Tennessee is a hick

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“Superciliousness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/superciliousness. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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