arrogance

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Old French, from Latin arrogantia.

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arrogance (usually uncountable, plural arrogances)

  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.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin arrogantia.

Noun[edit]

arrogance f (uncountable)

  1. Arrogance