Part of speech:
Feeling or showing justifiable self-respect:
Marked by or arising from a feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others:
Taking too much for granted; presumptuous
(Painting) Having the light and aerial tints true to nature.
Distant or uninvolved:
Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring:
The definition of cavalier is an arrogant person or someone indifferent or casual about important matters.
Displaying a patronizingly superior attitude:
Full of contempt; scornful; disdainful
(Archaic) Spiteful; malicious
Far apart in relationship:
Of or like dogma; doctrinal
Having grandeur or magnificence; imposing; impressive
That cannot be denied, changed, delayed, opposed, etc., as a command
(Archaic) Full of pomp; stately
Having the pomp, dignity, or dogmatism of a pontiff; sometimes, specif., arrogant or haughty
The definition of portentous is having the feeling of evil or foreboding.
Highly pleased; elated.
Filled with or showing scorn or contempt
Imposing; dignified; majestic
Disdainful or contemptuous; full of or characterized by pride or scorn; haughty
The state or quality of being arrogant; overbearing pride.
The punishable act of showing disrespect for the authority or dignity of a court (or legislature), as by disobedience, unruliness, etc.
The willful disobedience of a court’s direction, order, or summons or any other disrespectful or disruptive conduct that would justify a finding of contempt.
Haughtiness in bearing and attitude; arrogance.
Of, like, characteristic of, or suitable to a lord
The definition of overbearing is someone who is bossy, arrogant or overwhelming in their power.
The definition of imperious is someone or something that is domineering and demanding, without any justification or right.
Given to frivolity or silliness.
(Obs.) Famous; illustrious
A place where the bodies of unknown dead persons or those dead of unknown causes are kept to be examined, identified, etc. before burial or cremation
Extreme self-pride and boastfulness; excessive and ostentatious vanity
Having or showing a consciousness of one's defects or shortcomings; not overly proud; not self-assertive; modest
Reserved; disinclined to familiar approach.
Having or proceeding from a disinclination to call attention to oneself; retiring or diffident:
Marked by arrogance; haughty and overbearing.
Presumptuously arrogant; overbearing:
More comprehensive or inclusive; generic
Overly convinced of one's own superiority and importance
Characterized by or having a tendency to sniff
(comparative more swaggering, superlative most swaggering)
The definition of disdain is the act of refusing something because it is beneath you.
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