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See also: supèrbia

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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.

InflectionEdit

First declension.

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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