Word of the day – superciliousness

superciliousness (n.) haughty disdain or contempt, as a person or a facial expression

“I made no friends; to me my detachment from the whole process felt involuntary and inevitable, like the side effect of a sedative drug, but the other cops read it as deliberate superciliousness, a studied sneer at their solid rural backgrounds and solid rural ambitions. Possibly it was.”
from In the Woods by Tana French
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