What is the opposite of humble?

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Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a modest or low estimate of one's importance
“Many scribes find the senator insufferably and hopelessly pompous, not to mention grating to be around.”
Adjective
Opposite of of low social, administrative, or political rank
“Dad felt that my aristocratic heritage and working-class lineage would make me an ideal political candidate.”
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in confidence, assertiveness or self-assurance
“It has also been suggested that consumers who complain tend to be more self-confident and assertive.”
Adjective
(of an object) Opposite of not having any impressive qualities
“He spent most of his childhood in the grand city that never sleeps.”
Adjective
Opposite of humble or lower in rank or status
“She became a shadow of herself during her relationship with a domineering partner.”
Adjective
Opposite of small in amount, size or degree
“The chef distributed the mussels into individual serving bowls and then ladled a generous amount of broth into each of them.”
Adjective
Opposite of shy or socially timid, not liking to be noticed
“She acts sweet, kind and nice on the outside, but inside she's as rude and presumptuous as I am.”
Adjective
Opposite of readily conforming to the authority or will of others
“The women's defiant attitude was the greatest surprise to the authorities who expected tears, supplication and general weakness.”
Adjective
Opposite of excessive in obsequious praise or flattery
Adjective
Opposite of denotes a humble and unpretentious attitude towards life
“I cannot believe the sense of entitlement from these arrogant and pretentious aristocrats.”
Adjective
Opposite of submissive or slavish
Adjective
Opposite of easygoing in temperament
“Gabriel did not need a weapon to appear intimidating as his size and unapproachable demeanor accomplished that well enough.”
Adjective
Opposite of being a person of good repute and character
“An honest person will have friends who value honesty, and a dishonest one will have cheats as friends.”
Adjective
Opposite of not large, elaborate, or expensive
“They held several extravagant wedding celebrations, including one in her home country of India.”
Adjective
Opposite of not important or well known
“Hugh Jackman is a famous celebrity, but he remains one of the most genuine and down to earth people you will ever meet.”
Adjective
Opposite of not conspicuous or attracting attention
Adjective
Opposite of not objectionable or harmful
Adjective
Opposite of showing respect or reverence
Adjective
Opposite of lower in rank or status
“He was now a reputable lawyer and would earn a promotion to the senior role of partner at the law firm.”
Adjective
Opposite of operating on a modest scale
“I run a large-scale coffee chain in this city.”
Adjective
Opposite of which attempts to bring oneself into the favour of another, often with flattery or insincerity
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Opposite of not special or different in any way
“We were loved and cherished by extraordinary teachers, with whom I remained friends with in later life.”
Adjective
Opposite of easily anxious or frightened
Adjective
Opposite of without moral principles
“Ethics are a set of shared values or moral principles that modify our behavior in social situations.”
Adjective
Opposite of feeling or expressing remorse at the recognition that one has done wrong
“She hasn't been convicted of any crime so far, and is unrepentant about alleged excesses.”
Verb
Opposite of to shame or put down
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“In an attempt to aggrandize himself, Loki usurped the throne of Asgard by taking the Odin Ring.”
Verb
(often by winning or being victorious over) Opposite of to defeat or overcome in a battle or contest
“Jon and his Wildling companions would eventually fall to the White Walkers.”
Verb
Opposite of to be victorious over
“Cronos, the first powerful God who ruled the Heavens above, was warned by Gaia and Ouranos that someday he would be defeated by one of his own sons.”
Verb
Opposite of rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully
Verb
Opposite of to discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage
Verb
Opposite of do something in such a way as to emphasize that one clearly regards it as below one's dignity or level of importance
Noun
Opposite of accepting of criticism
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