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supercilious
used in Pride and Prejudice

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Definition
arrogant (acting as if better, more important, and superior in ideas than others)
  • For, though elated by his rank, it did not render him supercilious; on the contrary, he was all attention to everybody.
    Chapter 5 (14% in)
  • By Jane, this attention was received with the greatest pleasure, but Elizabeth still saw superciliousness in their treatment of everybody, hardly excepting even her sister, and could not like them; though their kindness to Jane, such as it was, had a value as arising in all probability from the influence of their brother's admiration.
    Chapter 6 (4% in)

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