superbia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n superbia unreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins)
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Usage

In literature:

Verum homines corrupti superbia ita aetatem agunt, quasi vestros honores contemnant; ita hos petunt, quasi honeste vixerint.
"De Bello Catilinario et Jugurthino" by Caius Sallustii Crispi (Sallustius)
A fastu et superbia Domine libera nos.
"The Saint's Tragedy" by Charles Kingsley
Quaerite nunc, habeat quam nostra superbia causam.
"The Spectator, Volumes 1, 2 and 3" by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele
Non solum forma sed etiam superbia reginae erat magna.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
Et quiescere faciam superbia potentium.
"The Dance of Death" by Hans Holbein
It is the best example there is of the pride of life, 'superbia vitae.
"Gossamer" by George A. Birmingham
Or maybe we should say, superbia.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
Hoc superbiae humanae fomentum gravissimis certe malis, rationalismo, criticismo, etc.
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
AUG. Utinam non tibi magis superbia quam invidia nocuisset: nam hoc crimine, me judice, liber es.
"View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Henry Hallam
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In science:

As bias and dark files we used the superbias and the superdark from the Hubble Deep Field (Williams et al. 1996) for their high signal-to-noise ratio.
The Properties of Field Elliptical Galaxies at Intermediate Redshift. I: Empirical Scaling Laws
A superbias file was obtained by averaging about a hundred bias images and was subtracted from the data.
The Properties of Field Elliptical Galaxies at Intermediate Redshift. I: Empirical Scaling Laws
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