AskDefine | Define arrogance

Dictionary Definition

arrogance n : overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors [syn: haughtiness, hauteur, highhandedness, lordliness]

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English

Etymology

From arrogance.

Noun

  1. The act or habit of arrogating, or making undue claims in an overbearing manner; that species of pride which consists in exorbitant claims of rank, dignity, estimation, or power, or which exalts the worth or importance of the person to an undue degree; proud contempt of others; lordliness; haughtiness; self-assumption; presumption. Closely related to the act of arrogating.

Translations

French

Etymology

From arrogantia.

Noun

arrogance
  1. Arrogance

Extensive Definition

Arrogance or arrogant may refer to:
In entertainment:
arrogance in Contenese: 串

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