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Adjectives (13)
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swollen, distended
adj. abnormally expanded or increased in size; (`swollen' is sometimes used in combination); "distended wineskins"; "the need to clean out swollen inventories"; "the raisins were plump and soft and swollen from being soaked"; "huge blood-swollen mosquitoes"
in flood, flooding, swollen, overflowing
adj. overfull with water; "swollen rivers and creeks"
swollen-headed, self-conceited, vain, swollen, egotistical, egotistic, conceited
adj. 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"
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self-centred, self-centered, egoistical, egocentric
adj. limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
cocky
adj. overly self-confident or self-assertive; "a very cocky young man"
presumptuous, assuming, assumptive
adj. excessively forward; "an assumptive person"; "on a subject like this it would be too assuming for me to decide"; "the duchess would not put up with presumptuous servants"
positive, overconfident, cocksure
adj. marked by excessive confidence; "an arrogant and cocksure materialist"; "so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen"; "the less he knows the more positive he gets"
bulging, convex
adj. curving or bulging outward
self-satisfied, smug
adj. marked by excessive complacency or self-satisfaction; "a smug glow of self-congratulation"
immodest
adj. having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc; "brash immodest boasting"
self-righteous, pietistical, holier-than-thou, sanctimonious, pharisaical, pharisaic, pietistic
adj. excessively or hypocritically pious; "a sickening sanctimonious smile"
portentous, pontifical, pompous, overblown, grandiloquent
adj. puffed up with vanity; "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
snobby, snobbish, clubby, cliquish, clannish
adj. befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
self-loving, narcissistic, egotistical, egotistic
adj. characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance
Synonyms (58)
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blown-up, enlarged
adj. as of a photograph; made larger; "the enlarged photograph revealed many details"
dilated
adj. made wider or larger in all dimensions; "a dilated pupil"
enlarged
adj. expanded in scope; "the enlarged authority of the committee"
inflated
adj. expanded by (or as if by) gas or air; "an inflated balloon"
advanced
adj. (of societies) highly developed especially in technology or industry; "advanced societies"; "an advanced country technologically"
full, broad
adj. being at a peak or culminating point; "broad daylight"; "full summer"
climactic
adj. consisting of or causing a climax; "a climactic development"
exalted
adj. of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand purpose"
utmost, last
adj. highest in extent or degree; "to the last measure of human endurance"; "whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one was...to be determined individually"
graduate, postgraduate
adj. of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree; "graduate courses"
great
adj. more than usual: "high risks"; "high winds"; "great expectations"; "great worry"
higher
adj. of education beyond the secondary level; "higher education"; "higher learning"
higher
adj. advanced in complexity or elaboration; "higher finance"; "higher mathematics"
soaring
adj. ascending to a level markedly higher than the usual; "soaring prices"
self-important, chesty, arrogant
adj. having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride; "an arrogant official"; "arrogant claims"; "chesty as a peacock"
vainglorious, swelled, big
adj. feeling self-importance; "too big for his britches"; "had a swelled head"; "he was swelled with pride"
uppish, too big for one's breeches, stuck-up, snot-nosed, bigheaded, snotty, snooty, persnickety
adj. (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant; "a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage; "they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety"
self-aggrandising, self-aggrandizing
adj. of or relating to or characteristic of self-aggrandizement
self-respectful, self-respecting, dignified
adj. having or showing self-esteem
swaggering, supercilious, sniffy, prideful, overbearing, lordly, imperious, haughty, disdainful
adj. 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"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
honoured, respected, honored, illustrious, glorious
adj. having or worthy of pride; "redoubtable scholar of the Renaissance"; "born of a redoubtable family"
gratifying
adj. occasioning pride; "a gratifying (or proud) achievement"
house-proud
adj. proud of your house or its furnishings or upkeep
overproud
adj. excessively proud
proud of, pleased
adj. feeling pleasurable satisfaction over something by which you measures your self-worth; "proud of their child"
purse-proud
adj. proud or arrogant because of your wealth (especially in the absence of other distinction)
shabby-genteel
adj. trying to maintain dignity and self respect despite shabbiness
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humble
adj. marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski
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