Egotistical vs. Supercilious

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  • Egotistical (adjective)

    Tending to talk excessively about oneself.

  • Egotistical (adjective)

    Believing oneself to be better and more important than others.

  • Egotistical (adjective)


  • Supercilious (adjective)

    Arrogantly superior; showing contemptuous indifference; haughty.

Webster Dictionary
  • Egotistical (adjective)

    characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance

  • Egotistical (adjective)

    characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance;

    "a conceited fool"

    "an attitude of self-conceited arrogance"

    "an egotistical disregard of others"

    "so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty"

    "growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary"

    "vain about her clothes"

  • Supercilious (adjective)

    having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy;

    "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"

    "shaggy supercilious camels"

    "a more swaggering mood than usual"

  • Supercilious (adjective)

    expressive of contempt;

    "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"

Princeton's WordNet

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