Arrogance

Definition of Arrogance

Ar´ro`gance
n.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.
I hate not you for her proud arrogance.
- Shak.

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airs, assurance, assuredness, audacity, belief, bluster, boastfulness, bold front, boldness, brash bearing, brashness, brassiness, bravado, brazenness, bumptiousness, certitude, cheekiness, clannishness, cliquishness, cockiness, cocksureness, conceit, confidence, confidentness, contempt, contemptuousness, contumely, conviction, courage, daring, daringness, defial, defiance, defying, derision, despite, disdain, disdainfulness, disparagement, disregard, effrontery, egotism, exclusiveness, face, faith, gall, hardihood, haughtiness, hauteur, hubris, impertinence, impudence, independence, insolence, insult, loftiness, morgue, nerve, obtrusiveness, overconfidence, oversureness, overweening, overweeningness, pardonable pride, pertness, poise, pomposity, pompousness, positiveness, presumption, presumptuousness, pretension, pretentiousness, pridefulness, procacity, proudness, purse-pride, pushiness, ridicule, sauciness, scorn, scornfulness, security, self-assertion, self-assurance, self-confidence, self-consequence, self-esteem, self-importance, self-reliance, self-respect, self-sufficiency, settled belief, side, sniffiness, snobbery, snobbishness, snootiness, snottiness, sovereign contempt, stiff-necked pride, stiff-neckedness, subjective certainty, superciliousness, sureness, surety, toploftiness, trust, uppishness, uppityness, vanity
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