(adj): a combination of amused and pretentious; entertained by others' stupidity, bereavement or naïvety.
Anne: Obviously, the flying buttresses and the cathedral are metaphors for the interdependence of humanity.
Lydia (to herself): That is the crappiest answer I've ever heard. *Obviously*, she didn't do the reading because that is not at all the point of the story. This will give me an excuse to be amutentious for at least the next three hours...