Lana was a supercilious or stuck-up young woman who believed that everyone should cater to her every wish. She behaved in a rude, proud, and supercilious fashion towards her companions by leaving restaurant checks for them alone to pay. Lana’s supercilious, self-centered, and superior airs annoyed so many that she soon was shunned by all of her acquaintances.
Quiz: What does it mean when someone is described as supercilious?
- They are the most popular person in a group.
- They are silently observing what’s going on around them.
- They act as if they are superior to others.