Supercilious in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Supercilious

Arrogantly superior; showing contemptuous indifference; haughty.

Short Example Sentences for Supercilious

  • 1. Its government is tyrannical, supercilious and absurd. 🔊
  • 2. A supercilious smile said No. 🔊
  • 3. Theodore raised his eyebrows in his favourite supercilious fashion. 🔊
  • 4. The broker glanced at the contents of the box with a supercilious smile. 🔊
  • 5. Silla pouted; her whole expression was one of supercilious disavowal. 🔊
  • 6. He included the three in a supercilious nod, and left the room. 🔊
  • 7. Martin gave a cold, supercilious smile, the only reply to these words. 🔊
  • 8. My gray thought him a supercilious snob, no doubt, and hated him. 🔊
  • 9. Meanwhile the German looked around the room with a supercilious smile. 🔊
  • 10. A supercilious cry rent the air as the Duke staggered on his patrician limbs. 🔊

How to use Supercilious in Sentences?

  • 1. In a duel nothing is so wounding as the supercilious self-restraint of an opponent. 🔊
  • 2. But no crayon could convey an idea of the squeaky voice and the supercilious manner. 🔊
  • 3. His portraits make him appear a most supercilious character, and doubtless he was. 🔊
  • 4. His hands crawled in their restraint, in their lust to batter upon that supercilious face. 🔊
  • 5. But the glance wherewith he favoured them was one of supercilious command, almost of hostility. 🔊
  • 6. Peter glimpsed a very yellow, supercilious face swinging in his direction from the padding throng. 🔊
  • 7. That confounded clean-cut, supercilious beast had worn him out and never tried a spurt. 🔊
  • 8. Her ladyship honoured the speaker with a slow, supercilious stare, and deigned no other answer. 🔊
  • 9. He spoke with a supercilious scorn which impressed Harry, but which he did not wholly admire. 🔊
  • 10. Mr Benham, on the other hand, was apt to wax stern and slightly supercilious when on his mettle. 🔊
  • 11. The East, supercilious and white of shirt, should avoid a narrow view of Western men and manners. 🔊
  • 12. Then she would long for them and admit that doubtless she had merely imagined their supercilious pity. 🔊
  • 13. What did he mean by speaking in that supercilious tone of the loveliest and sweetest woman in the world? 🔊
  • 14. He was no longer either disposed to treat him with the supercilious air in which he did on their first acquaintance. 🔊
  • 15. With it he braved the supercilious doorkeeper; with it he forced the fellow to lift his intolerable eyelids. 🔊
  • 16. To the incorrect in morals or professional conduct, he was irreconcileably supercilious and invariably severe. 🔊
  • 17. Maria opened the door, and then wrinkled up her forehead and screwed up her lips in a supercilious smile. 🔊
  • 18. He would also be quite unmannerly and supercilious during the consultation if his presumption were not at once restrained by a sharp reminder. 🔊
  • 19. Even the outside passengers have an erect and supercilious air, as if proof against the accidents of the journey. 🔊
  • 20. I read it with the greatest interest, and congratulate you on your vigorous refutation of that supercilious and hollow materialism. 🔊
  • 21. Ronald could not help feeling that his manner on the present occasion was colder than ever, and somewhat supercilious into the bargain. 🔊
  • 22. For three-quarters of a century our 'amour propre' was constantly kept raw by the most supercilious patronage. 🔊
  • 23. Farming became a conundrum worthy of the best brain, and one at which the supercilious could ill afford to scoff. 🔊
  • 24. He had something of a supercilious air, although the expression of youthful innocence and honesty was still evident on his face. 🔊
  • 25. The hunchback stopped his horse in the road below me, squared himself in his saddle, and looked up with a great supercilious grin. 🔊