24 things that non-Christians hate about so-called Christians

The Snob

A list of the 24 things that I believe non-Christians hate most about some so-called Christians.

1. Supercilious – behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to others.

2. Imperious – assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant and domineering.

3. Priggish – self-righteously moralistic and superior.

4. Pretentious – attempting to impress by affecting greater importance, talent, culture, etc., than is actually possessed.

5. Snob – a person with an exaggerated respect for high social position or wealth who seeks to associate with social superiors and dislikes people or activities regarded as lower-class.

6. Pompous – affectedly and irritatingly grand, solemn, or self-important.

7. Elitist – noun – a person who believes that a system or society should be ruled or dominated by an elite. – Adj – favoring, advocating, or restricted to an elite.

8. Superior – having or showing an overly high opinion of oneself.

9. Uppity – self-important; arrogant.

10. Hoity-toity – haughty; snobbish.

11. Snooty – showing disapproval or contempt toward others, esp. those considered to belong to a lower social class.

12. Aloof – not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant.

13. Impertinent – 1 not showing proper respect; rude. 2 not pertinent to a particular matter; irrelevant.

14. Condescending – having or showing a feeling of patronizing superiority.

15. Peremptory – (esp. of a person’s manner or actions) insisting on immediate attention or obedience, esp. in a brusquely imperious way.

16. Highfalutin – (esp. of speech, writing, or ideas) pompous or pretentious.

17. Artificial – (of a person or a person’s behavior) insincere or affected.

18. Contrived – deliberately created rather than arising naturally or spontaneously.

19. Insincere – not expressing genuine feelings.

20. Hollow – without significance.

21. Glib – (of words or the person speaking them) fluent and voluble but insincere and shallow.

22. Flippant – not showing a serious or respectful attitude.

23. Disingenuous – not candid or sincere, typically by pretending that one knows less about something than one really does.

24. Prim – stiffly formal and respectable; feeling or showing disapproval of anything regarded as improper.

Be of the same mind toward one another; do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise in your own estimation” (Romans 12:16).


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