How do you spell Smig?
adjective, smug·ger, smug·gest. contentedly confident of one’s ability, superiority, or correctness; complacent.
Where does smugness come from?
In fact, the term derives from the Middle Dutch “smuc” meaning simply “neat, pretty or nice”. Evans hopes to return the word to this old meaning, as opposed to the current definition of: “Having or showing excessive pride in oneself.”
What is entire face?
in a manner facing towards the viewer, with the entire face visible.
Is Smug an insult?
Self-satisfaction and feeling superior to others in some respect are not in themselves objectionable. In fact, for most of us they are often unavoidable. It would be a stern moralist who would send us to hell for harboring such feelings. Yet ‘smugness’ is clearly a pejorative term.
Is Smug the same as arrogant?
Arrogance (acting arrogant) means acting aggressively towards other people. “Smug” is not about how you act towards others. It is similar to “conceited”.
How do you respond to a smug person?
Here are some smart strategies for coping and thriving:
- Connect with your own inner security: The best way to deal with an overconfident person is to find your own inner sense of security.
- Don’t let it get to you.
- Know their secret.
- Learn tolerance.
- Improve your assertiveness.
- Be tactful.
- Change the subject.
What is verb face?
verb. faced; facing. Definition of face (Entry 2 of 2) transitive verb. 1 : to confront impudently faced him with evidence of treachery.
What is the meaning of fuller cheeks?
Plump, rounded cheeks can give many faces a youthful look, while sagging cheeks could indicate aging or health concerns. A fuller face with rounded cheeks tends to be in fashion, and if you want plump cheeks, you have options.
What’s a smug smile?
adjective. If you say that someone is smug, you are criticizing the fact they seem very pleased with how good, clever, or lucky they are.
What does smug look like?
A smug person is self-satisfied. You can usually recognize someone who is pleased with himself by his smug little smile and self-righteous remarks. Smug is the opposite of modest and unsure. In cartoons, the smug character often walks around with his chest puffed out and his ego leading the way.