rejoicing, proud, triumphant, august, jubilant, haughty, exulting, swashbuckling, overbearing, disrespectful, supercilious, snide, dismissive, sniffy, dictatorial, lordly, sneering, prideful, authoritarian, study at proud, indifferent, swaggering, respect, triumphal, grand, exultant, imperious, egotistic
contemptuous (part of speech: adjective)
- Again had that lofty, haughty figure stood before him, calm, disdainful, arrogant, and he yielded to a woman's prayer. - "The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley", Zane Grey.
- " Always I have guessed what you wanted," she went on in that deep, vibrating tone which had such a rich quiver of anger within it; " but I never thought you would-" She paused, and a little disdainful laugh broke from her lips. - "Thelma", Marie Corelli.
- She is never disdainful of her public, and she is never bored by her work. - "Famous Prima Donnas", Lewis Clinton Strang.