Pronounced: spyoo-MES-uhnt, adj

Notes: This word looked familiar to me (more on that tomorrow).

Yesterday’s word

The word superbity means “pride; arrogance”

First usage

This word came into English in the mid-1400s

Background / Comments

I don’t think I’ve ever run across our word in any reading. Sounds like a fun addition to one’s vocabulary. It comes from the Middle French word superbité, which came from superbe (superb).

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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