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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for arrogance in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Borrowing from 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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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arrogantia.

NounEdit

arrogance f (uncountable)

  1. Arrogance

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