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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin superbia.

NounEdit

superbia f (plural superbie)

  1. pride
  2. haughtiness
  3. pomposity

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From superbus (haughty, proud).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /suˈper.bi.a/, [sʊˈpɛr.bi.a]
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NounEdit

superbia f (genitive superbiae); first declension

  1. pride, haughtiness, arrogance
  2. conceit, vanity
  3. rudeness, discourtesy

Usage notesEdit

While superbia generally refers to pride in a negative sense, it can also mean it in the good sense.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative superbia superbiae
Genitive superbiae superbiārum
Dative superbiae superbiīs
Accusative superbiam superbiās
Ablative superbiā superbiīs
Vocative superbia superbiae

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DescendantsEdit

  • French: superbe
  • Italian: superbia
  • Portuguese: soberba
  • Spanish: soberbia

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