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arrogant

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From Old French arrogant, from Latin arrogāns, present active participle of arrogō.

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arrogant (comparative more arrogant, superlative most arrogant)

  1. Having excessive pride in oneself, often with contempt for others.
    • 1878, Friedrich Nietzsche, Wanting to be Loved:
      The demand to be loved is the greatest of all arrogant presumptions.
    • 1987, Sam Donaldson, Hold On, Mr President!:
      Call me a braggart, call me arrogant. People at ABC (and elsewhere) have called me worse. But when you need the job done on deadline, you’ll call me.

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  • Said of people, statements, etc.

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arrogant m, f (masculine and feminine plural arrogants)

  1. arrogant

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arrogant

  1. arrogant

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arrogant (comparative arroganter, superlative arrogantst)

  1. arrogant

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arrogant m (feminine arrogante, masculine plural arrogants, feminine plural arrogantes)

  1. arrogant

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arrogant (not comparable)

  1. arrogant

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arrogant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of arrogō

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arrogant

  1. arrogant

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arrogant

  1. arrogant

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