superbia

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See also: supèrbia

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin superbia.

Noun[edit]

superbia f (plural superbie)

  1. pride
  2. haughtiness
  3. pomposity

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From superbus (haughty, proud).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

superbia f (genitive superbiae); first declension

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

Usage notes[edit]

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

Inflection[edit]

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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