(n.) = haughtiness ; superciliousness ; condescension. Ex: Pride goes before destruction, and haughtiness before a fall. Ex: Whatever it is, humans are filled with superciliousness. Ex: The inherent condescension of this passage will probably cause much grinding of the teeth of the county library staff members present at the meeting. (adj.) = a stormer of ; haughty ; arrogant. Ex: After only two days rehearsal we did a stormer of a gig from my point of view which went down a treat to a packed house. Ex: The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands. Ex: Particularly in libraries, the attitude of the employee is to become arrogant toward the user.