arrogance

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Arrogance \Ar"ro*gance\, noun [F., fr. L. arrogantia, fr. arrogans. See {Arrogant}.] 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.

I hate not you for her proud arrogance. --Shak.

Syn: Haughtiness; hauteur; assumption; lordliness; presumption; pride; disdain; insolence; conceit; conceitedness. See {Haughtiness}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

arrogance

noun

1: overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors [syn: {arrogance}, {haughtiness}, {hauteur}, {high-handedness}, {lordliness}]


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