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swaggering

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; prideful; imperious; lordly; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • 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
  • verb to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
    sashay; ruffle; tittup; strut; prance; swagger; cock.
    • He struts around like a rooster in a hen house

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prideful

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; imperious; lordly; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • 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
  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    triumphal; rejoicing; triumphant; exulting; exultant; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout

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deprecating

  • adjective satellite tending to diminish or disparage
    deprecatory; belittling; depreciatory; deprecative; depreciative; slighting.
    • belittling comments
    • managed a deprecating smile at the compliment
    • deprecatory remarks about the book
    • a slighting remark
  • verb express strong disapproval of; deplore
    deprecate.

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deprecative

  • adjective satellite tending to diminish or disparage
    deprecatory; belittling; deprecating; depreciatory; depreciative; slighting.
    • belittling comments
    • managed a deprecating smile at the compliment
    • deprecatory remarks about the book
    • a slighting remark
  • adjective satellite given to expressing disapproval

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sneering

  • adjective satellite expressive of contempt
    snide; supercilious.
    • 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
  • verb express through a scornful smile
    sneer.
    • she sneered her contempt

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sneeringly

  • adverb with a sneer; in an uncomplimentary sneering manner
    superciliously; snidely.
    • `I don't believe in these customs,' he said sneeringly

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slighting

  • adjective satellite tending to diminish or disparage
    deprecatory; belittling; deprecating; depreciatory; deprecative; depreciative.
    • belittling comments
    • managed a deprecating smile at the compliment
    • deprecatory remarks about the book
    • a slighting remark
  • verb pay no attention to, disrespect
    cold-shoulder; slight.
    • She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance

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dyslogistic

  • adjective satellite expressing disapproval
    pejorative; dislogistic.
    • dyslogistic terms like `nitwit' and `scalawag'

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haughty

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; swaggering; prideful; imperious; lordly; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • 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

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insulting

  • adjective satellite expressing extreme contempt
    scornful; disdainful; contemptuous.
  • verb treat, mention, or speak to rudely
    diss; affront; insult.
    • He insulted her with his rude remarks
    • the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone

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deprecatory

  • adjective satellite tending to diminish or disparage
    belittling; deprecating; depreciatory; deprecative; depreciative; slighting.
    • belittling comments
    • managed a deprecating smile at the compliment
    • deprecatory remarks about the book
    • a slighting remark

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belittling

  • noun a belittling comment
    denigration.
  • noun the act of belittling

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depreciatory

  • adjective satellite tending to decrease or cause a decrease in value
    depreciating; depreciative.
    • a depreciating currency
    • depreciatory effects on prices
  • adjective satellite tending to diminish or disparage
    deprecatory; belittling; deprecating; deprecative; depreciative; slighting.
    • belittling comments
    • managed a deprecating smile at the compliment
    • deprecatory remarks about the book
    • a slighting remark

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sneerily

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superciliousness

  • noun the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
    condescension; disdainfulness.

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snidely

  • adverb with a sneer; in an uncomplimentary sneering manner
    superciliously; sneeringly.
    • `I don't believe in these customs,' he said sneeringly

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disdainfulness

  • noun the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
    condescension; superciliousness.

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derogatory

  • adjective satellite expressive of low opinion
    disparaging; derogative.
    • derogatory comments
    • disparaging remarks about the new house

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derogative

  • adjective satellite expressive of low opinion
    disparaging; derogatory.
    • derogatory comments
    • disparaging remarks about the new house

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condescension

  • noun the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
    disdainfulness; superciliousness.
  • noun a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
    patronage; disdain.

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big

  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world
  • adjective satellite significant
    • graduation was a big day in his life

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disparaging

  • adjective satellite expressive of low opinion
    derogatory; derogative.
    • derogatory comments
    • disparaging remarks about the new house
  • verb express a negative opinion of
    pick at; disparage; belittle.
    • She disparaged her student's efforts

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dislogistic

  • adjective satellite expressing disapproval
    dyslogistic; pejorative.
    • dyslogistic terms like `nitwit' and `scalawag'

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disdainful

  • adjective satellite expressing extreme contempt
    scornful; insulting; contemptuous.
  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; lordly; supercilious; sniffy.
    • 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

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pejorative

  • adjective satellite expressing disapproval
    dyslogistic; dislogistic.
    • dyslogistic terms like `nitwit' and `scalawag'

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sniffy

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; lordly; disdainful; supercilious.
    • 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

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snide

  • adjective satellite expressive of contempt
    sneering; supercilious.
    • 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

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uncomplimentary

  • adjective showing or representing unfavorably
    unflattering.
    • an unflattering portrait
    • an uncomplimentary dress
  • adjective tending to (or intended to) detract or disparage

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overbearing

  • adjective satellite expecting unquestioning obedience
    authoritarian; dictatorial.
    • the timid child of authoritarian parents
    • insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter
  • verb overcome
    overbear.
    • overbear criticism, protest, or arguments

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imperious

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; lordly; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • 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

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superciliously

  • adverb with a sneer; in an uncomplimentary sneering manner
    sneeringly; snidely.
    • `I don't believe in these customs,' he said sneeringly

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lordly

  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    august; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage
  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • 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

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depreciative

  • adjective satellite tending to decrease or cause a decrease in value
    depreciating; depreciatory.
    • a depreciating currency
    • depreciatory effects on prices
  • adjective satellite tending to diminish or disparage
    deprecatory; belittling; deprecating; depreciatory; deprecative; slighting.
    • belittling comments
    • managed a deprecating smile at the compliment
    • deprecatory remarks about the book
    • a slighting remark

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scornful

  • adjective satellite expressing extreme contempt
    disdainful; insulting; contemptuous.

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supercilious

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; lordly; disdainful; sniffy.
    • 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
  • adjective satellite expressive of contempt
    sneering; snide.
    • 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

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contemptuous

  • adjective satellite expressing extreme contempt
    scornful; disdainful; insulting.

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